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Larry E. Hallett Sr., 75, of Westville, passed away at 2:58 p.m. Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at his home.
He was born October 13, 1942, in Danville, Ill., the son of Raymond and Mary (Powell) Hallett.
He was first married to Patty "Pat" Pickett in 1961 until her passing in 1998. He later wed Connie R. Laker on March 13, 2004, until her passing in 2014.
Larry is survived by his sons, Larry (Deena) Hallett Jr. of Danville, Bruce (Judith) Hallett of Stafford, Va., Mark (Marianne) Hallett of Cayuga, Ind., Eric (Joy) Hallett of Bismarck and Brandon (Crystal) Hallett of Westville; his stepchildren, Dianna Drake, Michael Laker and Michelle Hurt; his brother, Raymond (Linda) Hallett Jr. of Tilton; his sister, Elaine (Bill) Darding of Kewanee, Ill.; his 15 grandchildren; his 12 great-grandchildren; his five step-grandchildren; and three step-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Jerry.
Larry was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army. He worked as a truck driver for Schneider & Rail-Bros. He later became an owner/operator and leased his truck to Ravens. He enjoyed going hunting and fishing and tinkering on lawn mowers. Larry loved spending time with his family and grandchildren.
A celebration of Larry's life will be 4-7 p.m. Monday, February 5, at Sunset-Urbas Funeral Chapel, 414 S. State St., Westville. Per his wishes, Larry will be cremated and laid to rest in Greenwood Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial donations may be given in his name to The Shriner's Children's Hospitals or Ronald McDonald House Charity. Please join his family in sharing memories through his Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com
Published on February 1, 2018
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