Larry Ray Sherman, age 73 of Allendale, IL died peacefully with his family by his side at 8:45AM Saturday, October 12, 2013.
He was born December 22, 1939 in Mt. Carmel, IL, a son of Willis and Helen (Miller) Sherman. He married Shirley E. Merritt May 28, 1960 in Mt. Carmel, IL and she preceded him in death February 24, 2012. He was a former employee of Babcock and Wilcox Boiler Makers, Snap-on Tool and was an Oil Field Roughneck.
Survivors include daughter Lori Sherman of Allendale, Illinois; sons Terry (Belinda) Sherman and Rodney (Annie) Sherman both of Allendale, IL, Randy Sherman of Mt. Vernon, IL, 3 brothers; Albert (Sharon) Sherman of Texas, Billy (Mary) Sherman of Lawrenceville, IL, Paul (Annette) Sherman of Sumner, IL; 2 sisters; Sue Lankford and Jackie Wease both of Lawrenceville, IL, 11 grandchildren , 8 great-grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, 4 brothers and 2 sisters.
There will be no public services. Private family services will be held at a later date. Ingram Funeral Home in Allendale, IL is in charge of the arrangements.