Larry Mahan, Is he Dead or still Alive. Let’s find out and see more details about Larry Mahan and his health Issues.
Larry Mahan -Dead or Alive
Rumors have speculated that Larry Mahan has passed away and some of them are posting condolence on Social Media. His friend confirmed that he is alive and could use prayers. The post says,
Don Gay talked to Larry Mahan & his girls around 9:30 tonight he is home from the hospital. We are praying for comfort in his transition to complete healing he is still fighting hard and is surrounded by so much love and prayers. Tenn Texas Radio Prayer Warriors you all are so special Thank You for your unwavering faithfulness and prayer for our King of Cowboys Larry Mahan, you are the best and so appreciated.
Rumors say Larry Mahan has passed away, NOT TRUE he is alive! Mr. Mahan has battled for over 3 yrs with bone marrow cancer and is home with his daughters transitioning into the arms of Jesus. Please keep his family in your prayers through this transition.
Rumor Speculation about Larry’s Death
There are numerous websites and pages reporting Larry’s death. One user of the internet stated that everyone should be aware that Larry is still alive in order to stop the spread of false information about him.
Ok, I deleted the post about Larry Mahan although I’ve seen it posted several places where he passed away and Wikipedia says he passed away today. People who have talked to the family say he’s still alive. So until there’s a true confirmation no need to keep spreading a rumor if it’s not based on fact. Sending Prayers to the Family and Friends.
I just called Russell Mahan, Larry’s Nephew he’s trying to get a hold of them. I’m hoping everything is ok, but we still need to Pray for Larry and the Family. Don Gay posted Larry’s ok.
Larry-Battling with Cancer
Larry is battling with the bone marrow cancer for three years .He is in Home Hospice. He is still fighting hard and is surrounded by so much love and prayers.
Myeloma is a type of blood cancer that develops from plasma cells in the bone marrow. Myeloma is often called multiple myeloma because most people (90%) have multiple bone lesions at the time it is diagnosed. Plasma cells are a type of white blood cell found in the bone marrow.
Larry Mahan-professional rodeo cowboy
Larry Mahan is an American former professional rodeo cowboy. He won six all-around world championships and two bull riding world championships in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) circuit at the National Finals Rodeo (NFR). The ProRodeo Hall of Fame inducted him in 1979 in the all-around category. It also inducted him as a Legend of ProRodeo in 2010.
On November 21, 1943, Larry Mahan was born in Salem, Oregon. When he was 14 years old, he started competing in professional rodeo. Beginning in 1963, he participated in rodeos with the Rodeo Cowboys Association (RCA). Later, in 1975, this organisation would adopt the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) moniker. Between 1966 and 1970, he won the title five times in a row, and in 1973, he did so one more. The 1974 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature was given to The Great American Cowboy for its examination of his 1973 comeback and rivalry with Phil Lyne.
Awards and Recognition
In the RCA, he competed and regularly won in saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, and bull riding; he was the first to contest three NFR events in one year. He was the high-money winner in bull riding in 1965, and in 1967 won more than $50,000, the first to achieve that level in a single season. In the 1970 season, he earned more than $280,000. He had a tough decade in the 1970s, winning an all-around title in 1973 but with injuries sidelining him some of the time. Mahan earned six all-around titles, but the last one was not consecutive.
His consecutive all-around record of five titles was not surpassed until 1979 when Tom Ferguson won his sixth consecutive title. In 1994, Ty Murray broke Mahan’s and Ferguson’s record of six titles. and tied Ferguson’s record of having won six titles consecutively. In 1998, Murray won his seventh title, surpassing both of them and holding the record for all-around titles at seven titles. That’s when they started calling Murray the “King of the Cowboys. “In 2010, Trevor Brazile won his eighth all-around title, surpassing them all. In 2018, Brazile won his 14th all-around title. Mahan was also the World Bull Riding Champion in 1965 and 1967.
Social Media Prayers
Myra Pike Posted
Prayers for Larry Mahan…Such a nice man. My father-in-law made saddles for him. You are a Great cowboy and a handsome legend.
Sue Rosoff’s Posted
Larry Mahan has NOT passed…. He is in Home Hospice…. Sending prayers to the family.
A true all around person, cowboy, and showman. Rodeo should be very proud of him for what he did to promote and elevate the sport.
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This guy was my rodeo idle growing up. He was who every young rider wanted to be like. I was lucky to meet him in 1970. if anybody could beat this terrible disease Larry Mahan is the guy.
good luck and keep fighting.