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Thomas "Tom" Franklin Larrison, Sr.

October 31, 1943 — December 16, 2023

Little Rock

Thomas "Tom" Franklin Larrison, Sr.

Thomas “Tom” Franklin Larrison, Sr., 80, passed away on December 16, 2023.  He was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on October 31, 1943 to James H. Larrison Sr. and Julia Mae Porbeck Larrison. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, James H. Larrison Jr.; and nephew, James “Jay” H. Larrison III.

Tom was a graduate of Catholic High School, Class of 1961.  He attended LRU (now UALR) where he received a BA in Business Management and was a charter member of Sigma Nu fraternity. He married his high school sweetheart, Pegie, shortly after graduation. He then served in the Arkansas Air National Guard for six years.  He lived and worked in Little Rock all his life except for the time spent in the Guard. Tom and Pegie were charter members of Christ the King Catholic Church where Tom served in various ministries.

Tom is survived by his wife of 58 years, Pegie; his son, Thomas F. Larrison, Jr. of Little Rock; grandsons, Jamey Larrison (Haley) and Benjamin Larrison of Florida; his brother, John R. “Jack” Larrison (Judy) of Little Rock; brother, Dr. Charles A. “Chuck” Larrison (Laura) of Hot Springs; and his sister, Patricia “Patty” Larrison Wingfield (Keith) of Little Rock; 13 nieces and nephews; and extended family and friends.  Tom was extremely close to his sister, Pat who shared his sense of humor.  He will be missed!

The funeral Mass will be at 2:00 on Wednesday, January 3, 2024 at Christ the King Catholic Church with interment to follow in the columbarium. Visitation will be after the services in the Family Life Center at the church.  

In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Catholic High School for Boys, 6300 Father Tribou Street, Little Rock AR 72205, or to the Msgr. Hebert Endowment Fund, 4002 N. Rodney Parham Road, Little Rock AR 72212.

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