Lawrence L. Cheeney, 80, passed away peacefully at his home in Alamo, NV on Saturday, August 19, 2017. He was born January 10, 1937, in Pioche, Nevada to William T and Leona Ella Richards Cheeney. On February 3, 1999, he married Beverly Jean Adams in Las Vegas, NV, they were later sealed in the Las Vegas LDS Temple.
Lawrence grew up in Pioche, Nevada. He worked as a teamster on various mining operations near Pioche and Alamo. He later went to work at the Nevada Test Site. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and being with family. You could always find Larry and his wife Beverly at the Pahranagat Valley sporting events, cheering on their Panthers.
Survivors include five sons and three daughters, Roylee (Adora) Strong of Nampa, ID; William (Claudia) Strong of Gig Harbor, WA; Donald (Sue) Strong of Groton, CT; Jaqueline (Joe) Faso of Boise, ID; Linda (Kent) Hansen of Carlin, NV; Lisa (Kyle) Hunt of Pioche, NV; Michael (Tracy) Strong; Shawn Cheeney both of Alamo, NV; 20 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren; two sisters: Martha Wallace and Ann Looney. He was preceded in death by his wife Beverly, his parents and three brothers: Eldon, Frank, and Leo.
Services will be held Thursday, August 24, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Alamo LDS Chapel. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. prior to services at the chapel. Interment will follow in the Alamo Cemetery. Friends and family are invited to sign our online guest book at www.moapavalleymortuary.com