Longtime member Harold L. “Larry” Dillard, 91 of Greenville, SC went to his heavenly home on Sunday, November 6, 2016.
Born in Easley, SC on March 9, 1925, he was a son of the late Lawrence and Blanche Dillard. He graduated from Easley High School and served in the United States Army for 4 years during World War II. When he returned home, he enrolled and graduated from Furman University. Mr. Dillard worked as an independent insurance claims adjuster and owned Calhoun Claims Service for many years. He also owned and was President of H. Dillard Company, Inc. He built, owned and managed rental properties in the upstate. He always believed and thought everyone deserved good housing. Mr. Dillard was a member for many years of White Oak Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Dorothy Finley Dillard; and 3 brothers, L.C., Lloyd and Kyle Dillard. He is survived by one son, Hal (a Past President of the Home Builders Association of Greenville) and his wife, Leah; and 3 grandchildren, Logan, Hayden and Heath, all of Greer.
The family would like to give a special thanks to all of the staff at Oakleaf Village at Thornblade. For four years they all made him feel special and at home.
As per the request of Mr. Dillard, a graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, November 10, 2016 at the Memorial Mausoleum in Woodlawn Memorial Park with Dr. Ralph Carter officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Spread Truth, www.spreadtruth.com, or to the American Leprosy Missions, www.leprosy.org.