Dedicated to Service


Dakota Andrew Large
October 28, 1991 - October 31, 2012

Celebration of life services for Dakota Andrew Large, age 21, of Hereford will be held Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 2 p.m., at the Hereford Church of the Nazarene with the Pastor Randy Byrd officiating. Mr. Large passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2012 in Castro County. Services are under the direction and personal supervision of Parkside Chapel Funeral Home. Family will receive guests on Friday, November 2, 2012 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Parkside Chapel Funeral Home.

Dakota Andrew Large was born October 28, 1991 in Canyon, Texas to Thomas Andrew and Deborah Mendez Large. He attended schools in Hereford and was a Hereford High School graduate class of 2010. Through his high school years he was very active in JROTC for three years where he served as Lead for the Color Guard. Mr. Large was an eight year cancer survivor and was a member of the Barn Church of Westway. He will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved him.

Those mourning his loss are his parents Thomas Large of Harrisville, Missouri, Deborah Large and Scott Eaton of Hereford, one brother Dusty Large of Hereford, one sister Tambra Nance and husband Jeremy of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, his grandparents Shorty and Lois Hutson of Hereford, Roy and Linda Mendez of Independence, Missouri, and James Blackburn of Tishimingo, Oklahoma, his great grandmother Dorothy Settell of Hereford, one nephew Landyn Andrew Large, two aunts Roietta Combs and husband Ron of Oak Grove, Missouri, and Rose Mendez and Ken Rhudy of Desoto, Kansas, one cousin Ryan Combs of Oak Grove, Missouri and many family and friends.

Family suggests memorials be sent to the Make a Wish Foundation of Amarillo 411 S. Fillmore, Amarillo, Texas 79101 or First Financial Bank of Hereford c/o Debbie Large 212 E. 3rd. St, Hereford, Texas 79045.