|Birth: ||Mar. 9, 1933|
|Death: ||Feb. 1, 2011|
Canton – Lawrence H. "Larry" Latimer, 77, of 124 E. Olive Street, died at 4:40 a.m. on Tuesday, February 01, 2011 at Graham Hospital in Canton.
He was born on March 9, 1933 in Canton, to Hugh and Lola (Slater) Latimer. He married Joyce A. (St. Clair) Latimer on September 3, 1955 in Canton. She survives.
Surviving are four children, Larry Allen (Karen) Latimer, Lori Ann (Jeff) Ellsworth, Kevin L. (Debbie "Blondie") Latimer, and Thomas H. (Michelle) Latimer all of Canton.
Also surviving are his grandchildren, Nathan (Tonja) Mallicoat, Lisa (Greg) Ward, Amanda (Craig) Reed, Shayne Latimer, Mike Ellsworth, Jacob Latimer, Nick Latimer, Brooke Latimer, Jeremy Ellsworth, Joshua Ellsworth, Emily Ellsworth, Kaylynn Latimer, Blythe Latimer Coleton Latimer and great grandchildren, Kyra Ward, Jacob Latimer Jr., McKenzee Latimer, Rylee Reed, Baylee Reed, and Aidan Latimer. Two brothers Ronald (Pat) Latimer of Canton, Max (Lucille) Latimer of Wee-Ma-Tuk and one sister Karen (Donald) Wheeler of Canton also survive.
One sister preceded him in death Beverly Mahr. He served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955. Larry worked at International Harvester Company for 22 years, later worked for the Canton Union School District for 19 years and worked side by side with his son at Spoon River Heating and Cooling. He volunteered for the Illinois River Correctional Center in Canton and was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Canton.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday at Oaks-Hines Funeral Home in Canton. Pastor Wayne Miller will officiate. Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Burial will be at the Greenwood Cemetery in Canton.
Memorials may be made to the Graham Hospital Hospice, St Judes Children's Hospital, or his Church.
Online condolences may be posted at www.oakshinesfuneralhome.com.
Hugh Joseph Latimer (1901 - 1990)
Lola Luella Slater Latimer (1904 - 1998)
Created by: Heaven bound
Record added: Feb 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65056579
THANK YOU for serving our country.|
Added: Feb. 2, 2011