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Lawrence "Larry" Michael Milton
November 4, 1952 ~ September 4, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old
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Larry Milton was born November 4, 1952 in Edgewood, Texas to Otha and Viola Milton. He became a member of Bethlehem Baptist church at an early age. As he grew up, Larry became a scholar and an athlete. He attended Edgewood High School and not only played football and basketball but was a star in it if you let him tell it. He also achieved state recognition in discus. Not to be outdone by sports, Larry graduated valedictorian of the class in 1971. He continued sports with basketball in college by accepting a scholarship to East Texas State University. After a year, he switched schools to play basketball at Midwestern University, where he later also received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Larry’s pursuits continued at the University of Saint Thomas and completed a Master’s Degree in International Business.
In between getting degrees, Larry met and fell in love with Jan Marshall and on November 28, 1981, they got married. In this union two daughters and one son were born. Larry worked as an accountant and gained a CPA- Certified Public Accountant license and standing. He was employed by the State of Texas as an auditor, Fluor Corporation as a project accountant, and other corporations in accounting. Larry became an international traveler for work and lived in Saudi Arabia where he learned how to speak some Arabic. With his knowledge gained from working for others, in 1986 Larry created Milton & Associates Inc. and became the Owner and Managing Principal. Alongside owning his own business for several decades, Larry became a member of the First Baptist Church of Hamilton Park and later One Community Church. He also volunteered in the community.
Larry was preceded in death by his mother: Viola Milton; father: Otha Milton; brothers: Joe Willie, Jerry, & Lodis Milton; and sister: Elneita Dillard. He is survived by his wife: Jan Milton; children: Shonta Jackson & husband Orenthal, Mia Milton, Michael Milton, and Alexis Davis & husband Andrew; grandchildren: Philip Thomas, Kanye Jackson, Kyrent Jackson, & Summer Davis; great grandchild: Prince Thomas; his brother: Lee Milton; sisters: Linda Randle & husband Joe, Rosie Randle, and Vickie Jones; brother in law: Lonnie Dillard; sister in law: Diane Milton; and many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
Services will be held at the Bethlehem Baptist Church on 9/15/23 at 1 P.M. in Edgewood, TX. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service time. Services are under the direction of Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home.