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“The best daddy ever hands down. I know, you know, I know, you know we know it xoxoxoxoxox :) ”
1 of 17 | Posted by: Jessica - Sweden - Daughter

“To Larry Wride's family I offer my condolences. He helped me in many ways and was always available to answere any questions I had. Larry was a decent...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Russell Grieco - Palm Springs, CA

“My prayers go out to Larry's family. I meet Larry back in the 80's. He was a good friend and a Godly man. We will miss him. Don. ”
3 of 17 | Posted by: Don Poole - Social Circle, GA

“I have known Larry since he was in high school. He truly is one of the finest gentleman I have ever had the privilege to call friend. The last time I...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Marge Peck - Santa Cruz, CA

“I started a little business in the 70's. Larry joined me as VP of Sales for Supreme Bedding. We worked together for some 15 years in the Bedding...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Chris Callaway - Highland, UT

“I was so sorry to hear about Larry's passing. What a great man. He was had a smile on his face and was a joy to be around. Our prayers and thoughts...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Jeff Child - UT

“My condolences to the family. Larry was my District Leader in Toulon, France. Although I never saw him after leaving Toulon, I have many great...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Jennie Loertscher Clawson - UT

“It's been many years since I last saw Larry, I can't even remember when it was. I do remember him coming over to the house (the Dunn's) when I was...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Susie (Davarpajooh) Boling - CA

“Lonnie Shears and Josie send our deepest sympathy. Our hearts ache for your loss but rejoice in our knowledge of being with our loved ones again. ”
9 of 17 | Posted by: Josie Shears - Red Mesa, CO

“So sorry this news. He will be greatly missed. Jim enjoyed serving on the high council with him. We are also very sorry for the passing of your...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Jim & Janie Axelson - Easley, SC

“Our memories of Larry do go back to the 90's in Atlanta, however no less. We loved Larry's energy and "purpose". His ability to create a goal and...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Bill & Susan Good - Salem, OR

“So many awesome memories. Larry wride was very smart very kind man. He always made my family feel like his own family. Going out on the boat,camping...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: brandi dahlen - ladson, SC

“My prayers go out to the Wride family. I only knew Larry for a brief time. His passion for his business and Family was very evident. I am new to the...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Lenny Paul - Philadelphia, SC

“I was so sorry to hear of Larry's passing. Though we had not seen each other in quite a while he will be truly missed. He and I served in the...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: James C. Fawson - Fairfield, CA

“Although many or all of Larry's family don't know me. I have worked with Larry during the last two years after over 25 years apart. We started at...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: JR Raab - Hillsborough, NJ

“Larry was a kind soul & dear friend. We worked together at Boyd/Accent for many years. His gentle nature was one of his greatest strengths. Our...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Phil Sherman - Melville, NY

“I will miss our reminiscences about his love of Santa Cruz. ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: Mickey Fox - Santa Cruz, CA


Larry Neldon Wride
1947 ~ 2013

Loving Son, Father, Grandfather and Brother passed away unexpectedly on June 19, 2013. He was born on July 10th, 1947, to Neldon and Rhea Hatch Wride of Provo, Utah. He grew up in Scotts Valley, California and graduated from Soquel High School in Santa Cruz, California. He served an honorable LDS Church Mission to France Switzerland. He was a graduate of Brigham Young University graduating with a master's degree in economics and a PhD in Business Philosophy. He was co-inventor of the first Flotation bed. He was in "Whose Who" in America becoming a rising star as an Executive.

During his life family and friends were the epicenter of his existence. He served God and Man honorably and will be missed. We love you Father, Brother, Grandfather, Uncle and Friend.

He is survived by his spouse Kathleen Wride, three children, Jessica, Tyson and Jeremie and six Grandchildren, Brothers; Keith and Bernard Wride and Sister; Linda Rawlings. Linda Kay, spouse and Kimberlee Ann, daughter, preceded him in death.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to Kathy Wride UCCU donation at 188 West River Park Drive, Provo, Utah 84604.

Viewing will be held at Walker Sanderson Tribute Center, 85 East 300 South, Provo, Utah, Tuesday evening, June 25, 2013, from 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the Provo Peak 2nd Ward, 965 North Locust Lane, Provo, Utah, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at 11 a.m. with a viewing prior to the services from 10-10:45 a.m. Burial will be at East Lawn Memorial Hills, 4800 North 650 East, Provo, Utah.

Condolences may be sent to the family at: wwwtributecenterutah.com