Lauren E. Dymond Sr., 74, of Shavertown, passed away at 10:48 p.m. Monday, July 4, 2022, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
He was born in Kingston on Jan. 16, 1948, son of the late Lauren and Aileen Dymond. Lauren, known as Larry, was a longtime resident of the Back Mountain, making his home in Shavertown since the 1980s. He attended Dallas High School but transferred his senior year and graduated from New Brunswick High School in New Jersey in 1966.
Larry served in the Pennsylvania National Guard. He worked as a truck driver for most of his life. Driving for Martz Bus Line, Friedman’s Trucking, Mack Trucks and eventually starting and driving for his own company, Sandyme Trucking, retiring in 2013.
Larry was a lifetime member of the Shavertown Volunteer Fire Department and a 30-year member of the Back Mountain Rod and Gun Club in Forkston; a member of the George M. Dallas Masonic Lodge No. 531; and Irem Temple Shrine; a member of the Back Mountain Railroad Club; a member of Daddow Isaacs American Legion Post 627, all in Dallas. Larry was a member of the Orange United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Sandra Baird.
Surviving are his sons, Lauren E. and his wife, Brooke Dymond, New Market, Md.; Timothy F. Dymond, Kingston; grandchild, Connor F. Dymond, Kingston; and sister, Carol and her husband, Robert Eyet, Dallas.