Larry Joseph Gazaway, age 66, of Shawnee formally of Sand Springs passed from this life on Sunday, October 12, 2014 at his home.\r\r\n\r\r\nLarry was born on April 6, 1948 in Sand Springs to Daniel Joseph and Virginia Lou (Allen) Gazaway. He graduated from Nathan Hale High School and entered the United States Marine Corp in 1970. After the service Larry worked for CFI trucking in Joplin, Missouri until he had to take a medical retirement in 2001. He loved hanging out with four of his best friends. Larry was a member of the Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Tulsa. He loved fishing, taking long drives and most of all loved his family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.\r\r\n\r\r\nHe is survived by his five daughters; Paula Gazaway and husband Leam Johnson of Shawnee, Dana Mayberry and husband Lewis of Tulsa, Melissa Gazaway and husband Julius Hijoe of Joplin, Geneva Gazaway of Joplin and Stephanie Gazaway of Tyler Texas, twelve Grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a nephew; Daniel South.\r\r\n\r\r\nLarry was preceded in death by his parents; sister; Paulette Faye Gazaway and a grandson; Daniel Gazaway.