Lawrence Lyle Remington

Lawrence Lyle Remington

Waverly, VA
03.28.1941 - 11.26.2018
New York
Served in the

Master Chief Petty Officer Lawrence Lyle Remington, U.S. Navy, Retired passed away peacefully on Monday, November 26, 2018. Born March 28, 1941 in New York, he was a son of the late Harold Earl Remington and Gladys Benjamin Remington. Lawrence honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy, retiring after 30 years of service. After retirement, he served as a Captain at Western Tidewater Regional Jail in Suffolk, retiring after diligently working there for 11 years. Lawrence was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend who will be missed by all who knew him.  

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 50 years, Soonja Kim Remington; his daughter, Denise Remington-Hereford; his son, David Remington; his grandsons, Ethan Remington and Logan Hereford.  

At Lawrence’s request, all services will be private. The family is being served by R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home, Wakefield Chapel. Condolences may be posted at

Funeral Home

R.W. Baker & Co. funeral Home
11414 General Mahone Hwy.
Wakefield, VA 23888
United States


He was a nice guy. My condolences go out to his family.

Lewis Johnson

Mr. Remington treated everyone like he wanted to be treated. Western Tidewater Regional Jail was not the same once he left. He made everyone on the job feel like family and treated everyone as such. His is loved and will be missed. My condolences go out to friends, family, and extended family.

Antonio S Parham

Larry was a kind man. Always enjoyed talking with him & enjoyed sharing meals with Larry & Kim at their beautiful home. So sorry for your loss Kim. Prayers to you, family & friends.

God Bless

Barbara Kolbus

Thank you all for your kind comments about my father. The funeral service will be at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. You are welcome to come join us.

Denise Remington

My deepest sympathies to your family, may your memories of your family bring you comfort and peace Revelation 21:3;4 JW.ORG

Tonya King

I had the honor to grow up with David, and Denise. Mr. Remington and Mrs Remington were always supportive and treated me as part of the family.

As life went on it didn't matter how long it would be between visit he would welcome you in.

Mrs. Remington, Denise, and David l am so sorry for your loss. Please know that I am here if you need anything. Mr. Remington had a great impact on my life.

Richie Hedgepeth

I’m so heartbroken for your loss. Y’all mean so much to me. Larry was always happy when I came over to visit. It was a pleasure to see him at my door with goodies. He’s always been so kind to me as the rest of you have been. You are such great neighbors. I love you guy! I’m really going to miss Larry!

Regina Parham

Larry was a great man who will be missed. I am always here when you need a friend. Love you both!

Shelby Freeman

Mrs. Remington and Denise,

I know this is a very difficult time for you. It is so hard to lose someone you love so much. I will be praying for you and I hope the wonderful memories will be a comfort to you.

God bless you,

Teresa Colon (Regina’s sister)


Thank you again to everyone for your support and kind words. They mean more than you know. Dad was the kindest man, the best father, and we will miss him dearly. The funeral is at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery, 5310 Milner's Road, Suffolk, VA 23434.

Denise Remington

Dad's ashes will be buried at Column 6, #76, Row 4 at the cemetery today at 1:00 PM.

Denise Remington

You may not remember us, but we bought your Carrsville home 14 years ago. Thank you for all that you and Mr. Remington did to make us feel welcomed. We continue to enjoy the trees and flowers that you planted and nurtured while you were here. We are so sorry for your loss and offer our deepest condolences to you and your family.

Lee Roy and Joanette Ragsdale

Our hearts go out to you, Kim, and all of your lovely Family in the loss of our friend, Larry. We always treasured the time spent with you both and always looked forward to seeing you. You and Larry have been such good Friends for many years and we love you and keeping you very close in prayer, along with your Son and Daughter and Grandchildren. Larry will very missed. Such a sweet man and he adored you, Kim. And, all of your Family. Much love.

Stephanie - Mickey

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