Robert Ed "Beau" Larue Jr.

May 01, 2024

ROBERT ED "BEAU" LARUE JR., 63, of Blounts- ville passed away at home on the morning of Sunday, April 21, 2024 after a long battle with malignant brain tumors. Beau is survived by his devoted wife of 38 years, Lynda O. LaRue; his two children, Lauren (David) Topping of Henderson- ville, TN and Robert LaRue III (Emily) of Decatur; three grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. Nell LaRue of Blountsville; brother-in-law, and 3 nephews, as well as a host of cherished extended family and friends. Beau is preceded in death by his father, Robert LaRue Sr., of Blountsville and his sister, Lisa LaRue Tyler of Pelham.

Beau LaRue was a devoted member and deacon of Liberty Hill Missionary Baptist Church in the Royal Community, having committed his life to Christ at an early age. Beau graduated from Susan Moore High School (‘79) and Auburn University (‘85), the first in his immediate family to graduate from college, with a degree in Poultry Science. Over the course of his 35+ year professional career, Beau worked for Gold Kist, Pilgrim’s Pride (retired), and Ingram Farms as a Poultry Farm Servicer until his illness forced him to stop working.

Visitation was held on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Blountsville Funeral Home (69555 Main Street, Blountsville, AL 35031). Additional visitation began 9 a.m. on Thursday, April 25, 2024 at Liberty Hill Missionary Baptist Church (321 Timmerman Road, Blountsville, AL 35031). Funeral services began at 10 a.m. and were followed by interment at the Liberty Hill Mission- ary Baptist Church cemetery, of which Beau was
a caretaker for many years. Blountsville Funeral Home directing.

Pallbearers are Robert LaRue III, David Topping, Darryl Oden, Michael Oden, Rev. Bobby Goss, Roger Martin, David Skidmore, and Joe Gossett.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Beau’s name to Both Hands, a nonprofit aimed at funding adoption through service to widows and orphans. This special program was instrumental in bringing his grand- daughter, Abigail, into our life. Donations may be made at paign=1299858.