Larry Mershon, 78, of Macomb passed away at 9:25 a.m. Monday, August 15, 2022 at his home.

He was born on September 3, 1943 in Macomb to Dale and Mabel Phillips Mershon. He married Vicki Peterson on July 23, 1999. She survives.

Also surviving are one son, Mike (Kim Perry) Mershon of LaHarpe; daughter-in-law, Monica Mershon of Ursa; six grandchildren, Tiffany (Bill) Bangel, Kevin (Madison) Mershon, Kelsey Mershon, Nicholas Mershon, Caleb Mershon and Allison Mershon; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Sue (Jerry) Miller; sister-in-law, Jean Mershon and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Murray Mershon; one brother, Terry Mershon and one nephew, Eddie Wandtke.

Larry grew up and went to school in Fountain Green and LaHarpe and later moved to Macomb. He was an owner and operator leasing his truck to Dimmitt Trucking.

He was a lifetime member of OOIDA Trucking Organization. He was a member of the Fountain Green Church.

He loved car races, three wheeler motorcycles and his grandkids.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, August 26, 2022 at Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb with Pastor Mark Hanson officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Macomb.

Memorials may be made to the Fountain Green Church or OSF Healthcare Foundation.

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