Larry Charles Hargrove, 73, of Charleston, died suddenly Saturday, December 3rd, 2016. He was the son of the late Elbert and Louise Hargrove of Winter Haven, Florida. He is survived by his wife and best friend, Deborah (Deb) Weathers Hargrove; daughter, Lisa Hargrove West (Ashley). He loved and was proud of his two grandchildren, A.J. and Lucy West. He is also survived by his brother and sister, David Hargrove (Carla) and Betsy Hargrove Gordon (Jim), as well as many nieces and nephews. Mr. Hargrove was predeceased by his son, Larry Charles (Chuck) Hargrove, Jr., and his brother, Jerry Hargrove. Mr. Hargrove was a 1966 proud graduate of The Citadel, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. Upon graduation from The Citadel, Larry started his career at The Charleston Naval Shipyard. He later joined Life Cycle Engineering and had a successful 38 year career. During his career, Larry was very active on the local and national level in the engineering field. He served and was an officer on many community and professional boards such as The Trident Tech Foundation Board, National Director of ACEC, and Commodore of The James Island Yacht Club. Larry was a true gentleman and enriched the lives of all who knew him. His constant love and support for his family and friends never wavered. Larry loved The Citadel and volunteered his time to mentoring young cadets as well as serving on the School of Engineering’s Advisory Board. He was recently inducted into the Society of the Tartan. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church, downtown Charleston. Visitation will take place on Monday, December 5th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Stuhr Funeral Home, 232 Calhoun Street, Charleston. Burial will be at 3:00 PM in the Bowman Memorial Cemetery, Bowman, South Carolina. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Citadel Foundation, 69 Haygood Ave., Charleston, SC 29403. Online condolences may be sent to the family at Visit our guestbook at charleston

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Posted on: 2016-12-05

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