Mr. Larry Robert Gideon, age 38, of Rome, GA died Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at Floyd Medical Center.

Mr. Gideon was born June 16, 1971 in Joplin, Missouri, the son of James Robert Gideon and Carolyn Rebecca Clark Gideon. He was employed with North West Regional Hospital. He liked to play pool and fish.

Survivors include his mother, Carolyn Gideon, Rome, GA; father and step-mother, Bob and Shirley Gideon, Carterville, Missouri; step-sister and husband, Beth and Terry Collins, Springfield, Missouri; grandmother, Doris Morgan, Rome, GA; aunt and uncle, Jane and Tom Blackman, Trion, GA; uncle, Roy Clark, Jr. and his wife, Toni, of Atlanta, GA; niece, Emily Collins; and nephew, Aaron Collins.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p. m. Thursday, May 20, 2010 at Mason Funeral Home with Rev. Kevin J. Norton officiating. Burial will follow in West Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be David Massengill, Michael Heath, Rick Compton, Kyle Heath, Terry Wanzer, and Ben Holt.

Mr. Gideon will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 2:00 p. m. until the service hour on Thursday.