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Larry Wayne Jones, Sr

September 29, 1943 — January 24, 2022

Larry Wayne Jones Sr., age 78, of Carterville, Illinois, passed away Monday, January 24, 2022 at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion, Illinois.

Larry was born September 29, 1943 in Eldorado, Illinois, the son of Wayne and Jean (Carr) Jones. He married Phyllis JoAnn Brasher, his high school sweetheart, on November 06, 1961 and they raised five children. Their marriage ended in divorce and she passed away November 28, 2014. Larry joined the US Army and served from 1962 - 1965. He returned to Harrisburg, Illinois and worked as a over the road truck driver. He then worked as a truck driver for the Pipe Line Industry, working nationwide. In retirement he enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson Motorcycles, and his "Little Red Corvette". He enjoyed spending time caring for and cleaning his cars and motorcycles.

He is survived by four children, Tina M.Weatherly-Wilson of Eldorado, IL, Denise A. Jones- Rann of Myrtle Beach, SC, Larry W. (Monti) Jones Jr. of Carterville, IL, and James E. Jones of Harrisburg, IL; thirteen grandchildren, Corey Weatherly, Christopher Womack, Jada Jones, Amanda Stovall, Aaron Horton, Cassie Jones, James Jones, Carson Jones, Sierra Jones, Terry Potts, Skylar Jones, Brittany Jones, and Parker Jones; four siblings, Donald Jones of Springfield, IL, Jean Evrard of Nashville, TN, Paul (Diane) Vogel of Calhound, GA, and Brother In Law Steve Gobelman of Springfield, IL; and several Great Grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents; his former wife Phyllis JoAnn (Brasher) Jones; one son, Philip Joe Len Jones; one grandchild, Heather Womack; and one sister, Diana Gobelman.

Blue Funeral Home in Marion, Illinois is entrusted with funeral arrangements. Celebration of Life services for Larry W. Jones Sr. will be held at a later date.

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