Larry Dorman


Larry Dorman, age 73, was born January 13, 1947 and departed this life of April 16, 2020.

Larry graduated from Kimball High School in West Virginia. He was a former gospel singer with several gospel groups in Columbus, OH.

Larry enjoyed fishing, dancing, old school gospel songs, walking and singing, cooking wild game, and he was an avid sports fan.

Larry was preceded in death by his father, Doyal Dorman Sr; mother, Lucy Mae Pinkard; stepmother, Lottie Goins; grandmother, Emma Pinkard; and nephews, Raymond Riley II and Raymond Riley III.

Larry leaves to cherish his memory, sons, Terrance Rode and Larry Rode; siblings, Doyal Dorman Jr, Odessa Riley, John Dorman, and Marcella King; special nieces, Raylene (Clifford) Bevly, Debra Riley, Pamela King, Sherita Braswell, Antoinette Riley, Mercedes Riley, Micah Broadnax, Angel Broadnax, Stephanie Riley, Odyssey Riley, LaQuille Farmer, Nichelle King, Jeri Pittman, and Jacquelyn McDonald; nephews, Jermaine Riley, Antoine Riley, Dominique Riley, Raymond A. Riley, Rayshawn Riley-Clardy, Michael Williams, and Jason King; special friends, Tina Benton; stepdaughters, Tia Benton, Tanisha Benton, Tashawna Benton, and Latonya Benton; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Private Services entrusted to MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.

Interment at Evergreen Burial Park.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Larry “YAK” Dorman we will miss you.
    Rest In Peace.

  2. brenda e Dooley

    Wow this is a hard pill to swallow I’ll remember all the good times we all had together the good old days on oak street you will truly be miss we love you but god love you best now you’re up there with Raymond and little Raymond continue to watch over family down here you’ll be truly be miss rest in peace

  3. Dareia Frazier

    May God give peace to the family in this sad time. Uncle Larry as I called him was a good man. He will be missed by many. Family remember… Weeping may endure for a night, but JOY comes in the morning. Praying for the entire family. I love ❤️ you Raylene!

  4. Odessa and Raylene. I am truly sorry to hear about the passing of Larry, My condolences and prayers goes out to you and your family.

  5. Yak…Rest in peace

  6. Uncle Yak…I Love you so much and will truly miss you!! RIP Larry Dorman…

  7. Christa Alexander

    Uncle Larry, it’s sad to think that I will never see that devilish grin I love so much. You were kind, funny, and always welcoming. We have truly lost a great one. Rest well, Uncle Larry, rest well.

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