Peoria – Lawrence “Larry” White, 96, of Peoria, passed away Saturday, October 30, 2022, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
Larry was born on September 27, 1926, in Peoria, to Harold and Ada (Robinson) White. He married Katheryn McFarlin on December 30, 1946, in Peoria. She preceded him in death on May 24, 2011. He was preceded in death by one son, Larry; two daughters, Linda Bussell and Joy Smith; two brothers; and one sister, Ethel Johnston.
Surviving are daughters, Janet Long; four sons, Phillip (Linda) White, Rick White, Terry (Sharon) White and Tyler White; 12 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild.
Larry was a WWII United States Army veteran.
He worked for R. Herschel Manufacture for 29 years, retiring in 1975.
Larry was a member of Morton United Methodist Church and the Church Men’s Club.
Cremation rites will be accorded. A graveside service will be at a later date at Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria.
Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.
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