Larry Myers Jr., beloved for his role as Mr. Buttermilk Biscuits on the popular TLC show “My 600-Lb Life,” has tragically passed away at the age of 49. This heartbreaking news has left fans and the entertainment industry mourning the loss of a talented individual.
On June 20, 2023, Larry Myers Jr. bid farewell to the world, leaving behind a legacy that touched the hearts of many. His cousin, Todd Darell, shared the heartbreaking news on Facebook, describing Larry as a dear cousin and a fighter who overcame immense challenges. Fondly remembered as Mr. Buttermilk Biscuits, Larry’s vibrant personality and memorable appearances on the show brought joy to countless viewers.
Larry Myers Jr.’s journey on “My 600-Lb. Life” in Season 10 Episode 13, titled “Larry’s Journey,” captivated audiences as he embraced a second chance at life. Known for his passion for gospel music, Larry’s infectious spirit shone through, even during his struggles with binge eating disorder.
Having undergone weight-loss surgery prior to his appearance on the show, Larry battled his way through the journey, ultimately weighing 940 pounds and being bedbound. Despite the hardships he faced, Larry’s unwavering faith in God and determination resonated with many, leaving a lasting impact on those who followed his story.
The tragic cause of Larry’s passing was a heart attack, as confirmed by a family member. This devastating loss serves as a reminder of the challenges individuals face in their journey towards health and the importance of raising awareness about obesity and related health issues.
The entertainment industry mourns the loss of Larry Myers Jr., a reality star who touched the lives of many through his journey on “My 600-Lb. Life.” TLC and Larry’s family have been approached for comments, highlighting the profound impact he had on those around him.
Larry’s story is a reminder that each individual’s struggle is unique, and compassion and understanding are crucial in supporting those battling obesity and related health challenges. While Larry may no longer be with us, his legacy lives on, inspiring others to never lose hope and to cherish every moment of life’s journey.
Rest in peace, Larry Myers Jr., your spirit will be deeply missed, but your memory will continue to inspire and bring comfort to those who loved you.