Larry Forgy Death – Obituary, Former Candidate For Governor & Longtime Central Kentucky Attorney Has Passed Away

By | January 13, 2022

Larry Forgy Death – Obituary – A prominent member of the Republican Party of Kentucky, a former candidate for governor and longtime Central Kentucky attorney has died.

Larry Forgy’s sister State Senator Alice Forgy Kerr confirmed the news early Thursday. Kerr mentions her brother was at UK Hospital in Lexington when he died. She also mentioned he had been in declining health. We previously reported he had a heart attack in 2017.

State Auditor Mike Harmon released a statement about Forgy Thursday morning.“I’m saddened to learn of the passing of Larry Forgy. His passion was for the betterment of our Commonwealth, and he dedicated much of his life to advocating for Kentucky. Lynn and I offer our prayers to his family.”

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell also released a statement about his passing.

“I was saddened to learn of the passing of Larry Forgy, a prominent Kentucky Republican who made an important mark on our state party. Larry built a high-profile career in both law and politics, making it his life’s work to serve the Commonwealth and its citizens. Through his advocacy, he forged friendships with Kentuckians from all corners of our state, and I know we will all miss his humor, lively speeches, and kind heart.”

Larry Forgy Death – Obituary, Former Candidate For Governor & Longtime Central Kentucky Attorney Has Passed Away

Elaine and I share our deepest condolences with the Forgy family and will hold them in our prayers.