Larry, "Toab" Waldington, was born July 31, 1957, in Ruleville, Mississippi. He was one of eight children born to the late James and Effie Lee Field Waldington.
Larry received his education in Sunflower County, Mississippi and graduated in 1976 from Ruleville High School. After graduation, he joined and served from 1976 - 1985 in the U.S. Army National Guard.
Larry was a member of St. Peter M B. Church in Sardis, MS under the leadership of Rev. Odell Draper, Jr.
On Saturday morning, August 1, 2020, Larry went home to be with the Lord. He will be greeted by those who have gone on before him: his parents, James and Effie Waldington and three brothers: William Earl Field, Walter "Head" Waldington and James "Bud" Waldington.
Larry is remembered not in sorrow of his death, but with joy, love, and nurturing spirit. He leaves to cherish and celebrate his love and legacy: his son: Derace Walls or Ruleville MS, six sisters: Dorothy Kent, Melvin Jean White, and Gail Delores Williams, all of Ruleville MS, Willie (Timothy) Bradley of Sumter SC, Katherine (Jerry) Barber of Drew MS, and Velma Williams of Greenville MS; four brothers: Jerome Turner and Jerry Walls both of Ruleville MS, James (Mary) Waldington of Cleveland MS, and Timothy McCain of Jackson MS. He also leaves one grandchild and one great grandchild, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
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