Larry D. Loving, 66, of Alpha, Illinois died Friday January 29, 2016 at home. Private graveside and military services will be Tuesday February 2, 2016 at the Calvary Lutheran Cemetery in New Windsor, IL. Visitation is from 5 - 7 PM Monday at Peterson Wallin Knox Funeral Home in Alpha where a memorial fund will be established. Online condolences can be made at www.petersonwallinknox.com.
He was born May 21, 1949 in Aledo, Illinois to Roy and Dessal Harter Loving. He was raised by his mother and step-father Warren Vance and attended the Aledo schools.
He was a U.S. Navy Veteran Sea Bee serving in the Vietnam War.
Larry married Paula Tygret and later married Vickie Marie Wadham June 1, 1984 in New Windsor, IL. Vickie died August 25, 2010.
Larry worked at International Harvester and was a truck driver for many years. He retired as a Truss assembler at Kone in Moline in 2011. He enjoyed fishing and country and bluegrass music.
Survivors include a son, Jason (Seliena) Nelson of Moline, 2 daughters,Tera Jo (Chad) Conley and Abbey Jean (Joseph Echeverria Sr.) Loving both of Tucson, AZ, grandchildren, Lucian Nelson of Moline, IL. Chelsie and Kasey Johnson, Ashley Keway, Savannah Robinson, Jayla, Joseph Jr, Jordyn and Jayden Echeverria all of Tucson AZ, a great grandson, Ryan Riddle of Tucson, AZ, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Barbara (Guy) Horn of Woodhull and Becky (Matthew ) Swanson of Rio, Illinois.
His parents and a brother Richard preceded him in death.
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Monday, February 1st, 2016, 5:00pm - 7:00pm, Peterson Wallin Knox - Alpha, Illinois
Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016, Calvary Lutheran Cemetery