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Remmert Funeral Home

521 East Washington Street, East Peoria, IL

OBITUARY

Larry J. Webster

January 13, 1941November 9, 2019
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Larry J. Webster, 78 of East Peoria, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2019 at home with his family. He was born January 13, 1941 in Bicknell, Indiana to Arnold and Vera Jean (Smith) Webster. He married Judy A. Chew on October 22, 1972 in East Peoria and she preceded him in death on January 19, 2015. Surviving are his daughters, Sarah Webster and Amy (Jason) Potter, all of East Peoria; grandchildren, Logan and Melanie; sister, Pamela Meyers of Bellevue; sisters-in-law, Marilyn Brown and Kathy Webster; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Also preceding in death were his sisters, Carol Miller and Linda Harazmus, and brothers, Elvis and Terry Webster. He was a US Army veteran serving from 1960-63. Larry was an entrepreneur owning several businesses in East Peoria through the years including Mattress Mart, Inn-Cahoots and The Lamplighter in Groveland. He enjoyed restoring antique cars having completed over 60 projects in his lifetime. Larry was always good for a laugh and he will be remembered as having a joke for every occasion. He was a 32nd Degree Mason with membership in Illinois Lodge #263 AF & AM and the Mohammed Temple Shrine. Funeral services will be at Noon Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria with military funeral honors presented by the US Army. His nephew, Gary Webster will officiate. Masonic Rites will be given at 9:45 am Saturday at the funeral home with visitation immediately following from 10:00 am until 11:45 am. Memorials are suggested to OSF Hospice.

  • FAMILY

  • Arnold Webster, Father (deceased)
  • Vera Jean (Smith) Webster, Mother (deceased)
  • Judy A Chew Webster, Wife (deceased)
  • Sarah Webster, Daughter
  • Amy (Jason) Potter, Daughter
  • Logan and Melanie, Grandchildren
  • Pamela Meyers, Sister
  • Marilyn Brown and Kathy Webster, Sister-in-law
  • ~ Many ~, Nieces and Nephews and Cousins
  • Also preceding in death were his sisters, Carol Miller and Linda Harazmus, and brothers, Elvis and Terry Webster.
  • DONATIONS

  • OSF Hospice

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, November 16, 2019
  • Funeral Service with Military Honors Saturday, November 16, 2019

Memories

Larry J. Webster

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Julie McCann

November 15, 2019

You will be greatly missed Uncle Larry! Prayers, love, and big hugs Amy & family, Sarah & Logan. So many memories... family vacations (getting lost), he taught me to roller skate, everyone who met him met his "mongoose"... will miss his laughter, smile and jokes.

Love,
Julie

Linda Hodel

November 15, 2019

Sara this is Linda from physical therapy and I really enjoyed working with your dad and having him share about his cars and I want to thank you for your kindness and pray you will feel comforted in the memories you have that are precious!

Tracy Bannon

November 14, 2019

You were the best uncle! We will miss you so much! Love you!

DAVID & SHANNON MOSS

November 14, 2019

Always nothing but fun times when we were all together. Never will forget taking Dad ( Clifford) to the strip club. Never laughed so hard. Sorry we will not be able to come over. Love and Prayers to all ❤

Samantha Bannon

November 14, 2019

Uncle Larry was one of our favorite people, he will be so greatly missed!

Uncle Larry and Sloane Easter 2019

sandy "lupfer" owsley

November 13, 2019

To Larry's family, I am praying for you all during this most difficult time
I met Larry in the mid 60's and was friends for many years, then I lost track of him
Larry Married my friend Judy Chew from high school
Larry loved to dance and was very good at it. yes, and he did love to tell jokes, He was a good friend who will be missed by many R.I.P. my friend

Chris Moore

November 11, 2019

So very sorry for your loss. I can say in the short amount of time it knew Larry, he taught me quite a bit and provided many a good laughs. He will be missed.

Chris

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Sam & Ryan Bannon's Wedding 2014

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Larry & his girls 2015

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Sam & Ryan Bannon's Wedding 2014

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Larry & his girls 2015

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Melanie's Dance Recital 2019

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The Family 2015

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Pa, Melanie & Logan 2015

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Pa & Melanie 2003

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Sonya, Pa & Melanie 2003

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Judy, Amy & Larry 1974

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Judy, Amy & Larry 1977