Larry Don “L.D.” Bacon, Sr. died June 19, 2022, in Norman, Oklahoma at the age of 75 years 3 months 6 days. Memorial Services are scheduled for 11:00 AM, Saturday, July 9, 2022, at the Wadley’s Funeral Chapel, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service.
L.D. was born March 13, 1947, in Purcell, Oklahoma to Boy Hayes and Gladys (Huddleston) Bacon. He was raised in Purcell, attending school in both Wayne and Purcell, graduating from Purcell High School in 1965. L.D. married Geneva Roberts, December 25, 1984, in Purcell, Oklahoma where they made their home. L.D.’s first job was at Bacon’s Texaco in 1964, he worked for The City of Norman, sold life insurance, and Coronado Stone. L.D. also owned a few service stations, a pool hall and ball card shop, and raced dirt track cars. He also lived in Las Vegas and was a dealer at a casino for a time. L.D. was a volunteer firefighter for Purcell for some time and loved racing cars. He enjoyed his time at his pool hall and ball card shop, never meeting a stranger. He loved to travel, go fishing, and spending time at his lake house.
L.D. is preceded in death by his parents, BH and Gladys Bacon; and infant sister; his grandchildren, Brooklynn Jade Bacon and Alex Quattrone; his brother, J.C. Bacon; and his mother and father-in-law, Burl and Geneva Roberts; brothers-in-law, Bill Roberts, Kenneth Roberts, and George Roberts and wife, Jacky. Survivors include his wife, Geneva; his son, Larry Bacon Jr. and wife, Darlene; his daughter, Laura Quattrone; and his son, David McDade; his brother, Bill Bacon and wife, Valma; his sister-in-law, Joyce Bacon; his grandchildren, Lauren Bacon, Zachery Quattrone, Lexi McDade, Annie McDade, Brieanna Bacon; his great grandchild, Abby Emberson; his sisters-in-law, Pat Roberts, Barbra Roberts, Paula Amrien and husband, Fred; his brothers-in-law, Jonnie Roberts and wife, Donna, Mike Roberts and wife, Sandy; and numerous nieces, nephews and other family and friends.