November 25, 1950 ~ December 20, 2022


Larry Wayne Binkley, 72, of Siler City, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, December 20, 2022.

Mr. Binkley was born in Chatham County on November 25, 1950, the son of Robert Binkley Sr. and Loney McDaniel Binkley. Larry was a member of Sandy Branch Church. He took pride in running his restaurant, Scooters, alongside his lovely wife for over 20 years. Larry enjoyed playing golf and poker. He loved all animals, especially his cat Gracie. In addition to his parents, Larry is preceded in death by his wife, Loretta Binkley; stepson, Tommy Meece; sisters, Agnes Gilliland, Elsie Bingham, Thelma Estes, Camilla Gilliland; and brothers, Robert Binkley Jr., Odell Binkley, Arvey Binkley and Earl Binkley.

He is survived by his daughters, Susan Meece of Siler City, and Patty Binkley of Goldston; sister, Betty Jean Lindley of Raleigh; brothers, Ashley “Possum” Binkley of Siler City, Wesley Binkley and wife Brenda of Bear Creek, Steve Binkley and wife Becky of Graham, and Donny “Joe” Binkley and wife Alice of Asheboro; grandchildren, Wyatt Tad Allred (Amanda), and Michael Jared Allred (Michaela), Christopher Collins, Korey Collins, James Collins, Makayla Banks; and great-grandchildren, Lyla Jane Allred, Kyson Curtis, Raelynn Collins, and Charlee Moshier.

The family received friends from 11 to 12 p.m. on Monday, December 26, 2022, at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 N. Second Ave, Siler City, N.C. 27344. The funeral service followed in the Smith & Buckner Chapel at 12 p.m. with Rev. Bob Wachs officiating. Burial will be at Sandy Branch Baptist Church Cemetery, 715 Sandy Branch Church Rd., Bear Creek, N.C. 27207.

Memorials may be made to the ASPCA.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Binkley family.

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