Larry Keith Gorum

Published 3:59 pm Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Larry Keith Gorum passed away on September 11, 2021 surrounded by family in Huntsville, Alabama. He was born on October 18, 1961 in McKenzie, Alabama and was a long time resident of Mobile, Alabama. Keith was currently residing in Guntersville, Alabama.

Keith was married to Diane Gray Gorum. He was a devoted coach and teacher as well to many friends. He worked as a coach and teacher with the Mobile Public School System. Keith received a Bachelor’s degree in Business and a Master’s degree in Physical Education and Special Education.

Keith had many hobbies. He and his wife went to many Alabama football games and traveled worldwide.  Keith loved hiking in the mountains, cooking and spending time with his grandchildren.

Keith is survived by his spouse, Diane Gray Gorum; his father, Marvin Gorum; two brothers; and one sister. He is also survived by his blended family, Brandy Yeager Gorum, Faith Wyatt, Rebekah Burnett (Timmy), Danielle Wyatt, Samantha Bush (Grant), and his grandchildren. He was loved and called Pawpaw by his grandchildren, Cohen Gorum, Christian Hinton, Bryce Burnett, Landon and Paisley Bush, and Blaise Allen.

Keith was preceded in death by his beloved mother, Lillie Marie Knight Gorum; his beloved father-in-law, Buford C. Gray; and a brother-in-law, Eric Gray.

Keith’s request was to be cremated and his ashes to be scattered in his favorite place, The Smokey Mountains. Keith requested there be no funeral, memorial, nor celebration of his life. He wanted to be remembered as he was. The family requests that you honor Keith’s final wishes, words, and testament.