Larry Gerald Parton was the 9th child of the 12 children born to Robert Lee Parton and his wife Avie Lee Owen Parton. Larry is well known because of his ender sister, actress and singer Dolly Parton. Larry has a short life of only four days but he is remembered as a part of the Parton family and is still remembered by his brothers and sisters. He is one of the three siblings in the Parton family who have passed away as of now. In this article, we will try to understand the Parton family, Larry’s famous sister Donna and dive deeper into his demise.
Birth and Death
Larry was born on July 6, 1955 in Sevierville, Sevier County, Tennessee, USA, and passed away shortly just four days later on July 10, 1955. The cause of death was never disclosed by the Parton family but the then yet to be superstar, Dolly, who was just 9 years old, is remembered to have been in shock after her baby brother’s death. He was buried in the Angel Hill Cemetery in the Sevier County.
He was one of the sic boys born to his parents. His father Robert lived for 79 years and died in November, 2000 while his mother Avie lived for 80 years and passed away in December, 2003.
Larry Parton’s sister Dolly Parton and her Net Worth
Larry’s older sister Dolly Rebecca Parton is an American singer-songwriter, actress and businesswoman. She was born on January 19, 1946 in Pittman Center, Tennessee, U.S.A. Dolly is the 4th of 12 children born to her parents Robert and Avie. She was a bright kid and started her music career in 1967 when she was 21 years old. Since then, she has composed more than 3000 songs and her genera is country music. She has been regularly featured in the top charts in the genera.
Dolly has also appeared in movies such as 9 to 5, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Rhinestone, Steel Magnolias, Straight Talk, Joyful Noise, etc.
She has won in total of 11 Grammys, 10 Country Music Association Awards, 4 People’s Choice Award among many others. She has also been very active in philanthropy and social work. She has been married to Carl Thomas Dean since 1966 and has a family of her own.
She rarely talks about her brother Larry but is well known that she remembers him in sprits and he is still part of her and her family’s life. Her net worth ash been estimated to be more than $350 million.
Larry Gerald Parton is brother to famous singer and celebrity Dolly Parton. He did not have a long life but he is still regarded as a part of the family as Robert, his father, was quoted as saying that he gave his wife 6 boys and 6 girls as Christmas Gift, counting Larry as one.