HENNEPIN — Lawrence “Larry” Eden, 78, of Hennepin passed away Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.
He was born July 25, 1940, in Athens, Ill., to Emory and Meredith (Hurt) Eden. He married Beverly Buckle July 3, 1970, in Hennepin.
He graduated from Hennepin High School in the class of 1958. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1963 to 1967 during the Vietnam War. He was a supervisor at the Steel Plant in Hennepin.
Larry loved animals and was a member of Friends for Strays.
Survivors include his wife, Beverly Eden of Hennepin; and one sister, Diane (Ron) Chiado of Granville.
He was preceded in death by his parents and stepmom, Nell Eden; one brother; one stepsister, Judy; and one infant daughter.
Cremation rites have been accorded. There will be no service or visitation.
Contributions may be made to Friends for Strays.
The Dysart-Cofoid Funeral Chapel in Granville is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to his family at www.dcfunerals.com.