MATTOON -- Larry D. Cripe, age 76, of Mattoon went to the Lord at 2:08 p.m. on Monday, September 9, 2019 at home.
Funeral services honoring his life will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Schilling Funeral Home with Pastor Ian Stamps officiating. Burial will take place at a later date. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday at the funeral home.
Larry was born on December 6, 1942 in Danville, Illinois the son of Denzil and Dorothy Cripe. He and Nancy L. Card were married in 1997. She survives. Family members include his son, Cameron Cripe (deceased); daughter, Shelly Cripe of Mattoon, Illinois; granddaughter, Quin of Mattoon, IL. Nancy's children Wendy (Brian) Hastings and Chuck (Amy) Card all of Mattoon, IL; grandchildren Ryan Hastings, Myles (Molly) Hastings, Blake Hastings and Gillian Card, Rachel Kaiser and Matthew Kaiser; and five great-grandchildren. Larry was preceded in death by his mother, father and son; siblings, Darrel Cripe and Terry Cripe; sister, Wanna Spounias.
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Larry worked at Central National Bank. He later worked as an insurance agent at Country Companies and Checkley Insurance. Family and golf were very important parts of Larry's life. Larry cherished spending time with his family. He enjoyed having coffee and visiting with his friends. He will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved him.
Memorial donations in his honor may be given to Broadway Christian Church or the Sarah Bush Lincoln Regional Cancer Center.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.schillingfuneralhome.net or Schilling Funeral Home's Facebook page.