Larry Duane Utley

Larry Duane Utley

Oct. 1957 ~ Feb. 2020

Larry was a lifelong resident of Modesto and passed away at the age of 62.  He leaves behind his children Brian Utley, Larry Utley Jr., Riley Utley and Ashley Frasier; siblings Carrie, Pam, Dena and Davina and grandchildren Cooper, Thomas and Arabella.

Viewing will be held at Allen Mortuary on Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 2:00-4:00p.m. with a funeral to follow at 4:00p.m. also at Allen Mortuary.


  • Brian Utley February 28, 2020 11:04 am

    Dad I miss you so dam much. I still can’t believe you’re gone. You have been my rock my best friend and the best dad in the world. I love you so much . May you rest in paradise till we meet again. Tell mom I love and miss her just as much

    • Christopher Poulter November 18, 2021 8:14 am

      I met Larry some years back at Modesto Gospel Mission, gentle giant, super down to earth. God bless your family, now enjoy the love from God as you rain down love for all who need it. We’ll see you later brother…

  • Christi dortch February 29, 2020 1:57 am

    Cassie & I send our condolences & will remember u as a friend & protector when we needed one R.I.P.

  • Dana Hughes February 29, 2020 2:52 am

    Lar dog
    You were my friend for along time Brian was just a baby when I met Kathy and you over on Prescott . We had a lot of good times I love ya you big ol teddy bear John and you Are both gone I lost two brothers in a few days . My heart is broken until we meet again Love ya lar dog

    Dana dog and Megan pup

  • Brian Utley April 21, 2020 3:57 am

    Wow pop I can’t believe it’s already been 2 months. God I miss you so much. I got Riley Ray out here he’s doing great just needs to lose his attitude. Lol. You would be so proud of him. I am. Fuck I still can’t believe you’re gone. I want to hug you so bad I love you pop.

  • Carl bomer October 7, 2020 9:09 am

    I love u look up to u now i hate to say it im starting to see and feel and hear as you did knowing that my abscissions far exceed my talents that u onec sead to me its not real its not worth ur life an freedom i sead ur wrong old man i was a fool for saying that to u i regret it i miss u dearly need you hear badly but ur in a better spot and i hope u made it to heavn i feel as in u did thank god love u like a dad miss u lots see u wen i get the re if i even make up there i should have listen uncle my misstake hopeing god four gives me four wtf im about to induer hope u four give me pleas pray four me

  • Michael Burns November 24, 2020 4:58 pm

    I am saddened to hear of Larry passing we had a lot of laughs together in Folsom prison we worked together in the kitchen. He had a heart that was as big he was. He was a big man. I only wish that I could have seen him once more. My sincere condolences to his family.

    Mike burns
    london England UK

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