Larry Joseph Vegas I, 70, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 9, 2022 at North Mississippi Medical Center after a long terminal illness. He was born in Larose, Louisiana, on May 8, 1952, to John and Florence Vegas, where he grew up learning the shrimping boat business with his family. He became a Mississippi resident in the 1980s, where he raised his children and made friends for a lifetime. He served the Baldwyn community as a carpenter for over 15 years. He was also a local shrimp dealer. In his retirement, he worked part time for Hot Shot truck and transport service, where he delivered parts for shipyards. He enjoyed being outside, listening to old music, reading his Bible, and spending time with his children and grandchildren.