Larry E. Maddox, age 72, of Marion, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at his home in Marion, Illinois.
Larry was born September 12, 1949 in Carbondale, Illinois, a son of his stepfather Dean Watts and mother Norma (Owens) Watts. He married Patricia L. Bigeck on May 13, 1967. Larry grew up in Marion and attended Marion High School. He worked for Guy Chicon Candy Co. in sales. He and his wife moved to Burlington, IA and he worked for Little Debbie Snack Cakes. He retired in 2010 and he and his wife returned to Marion in 2020. Larry enjoyed wood working and making beef jerky. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and his grandchildren.
He is survived by his spouse Patricia L. Maddox of Marion, IL; three children, Sherri N. (Mike) Samuel of Marion, IL, Donna M. (Bret) Robertson of Creal Springs, IL, Felecia L. (Shannon) Pence of Lomax, IL, and son-in-law Jason Kraiser of Lomax, IL; his stepfather, Dean Watts; four grandchildren, Dalton Robertson, Sidney Pence, Taylor Pence, and Sawyer Pence; and one brother, Bill (Diane) Maddox of Palmeto, FL. He is preceded in death by one daughter, Jennifer Maddox; his mother, Norma Watts; and one sister, Sandra Pritchett.
Blue Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Per his wishes, Larry will be cremated and no services are scheduled at this time.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Hospice of Southern Illinois or The American Lung Association.