Larry D. McDonald, 76, of Herod, IL died 8:58 p.m. on Monday, July 30, 2018 at Hardin County General Hospital in Rosiclare, IL. Larry was born December 5, 1941 in Rosiclare, IL to Olan and Millie McDonald.
Through the years Larry worked for the ambulance service, Rosiclare Fire Department, and Shawnee Telephone Company. He retired from Pope County Care Center.
Larry was an active member of Honey Comb Church of God where he served as a Deacon and Sunday School teacher for many years. Larry loved attending church and loved to laugh and enjoy life.
He was a wonderful father and grandfather.
Survivors are his wife of 30 years, Thelma McDonald of Herod, IL; brother, Terry (Carolyn) McDonald of Clermont, FL; sisters, Teresa (Earl Ralph) Partain of Boonville, IN and LaDonna (Roger) Ralph of Greenwood, IN; children, Gary (Janet) McDonald of Brookport, IL, Debbie McDonald Barr of Metropolis, IL, Kevin (Connie) McDonald of Metropolis, IL, Jason (Kristin) McDonald of Paducah, KY, Robert (Frances) Carter of Shawneetown, IL, Randy (Paula) Carter of Herod, IL, Glen Carter of Herod, IL, Kim (Danny) Miles of Herod, IL, Pam (David) Holbrook of Herod, IL; 25 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Darius McDonald.
Larry will be missed greatly by all who knew him. Our memory and love for him will live in our hearts forever.
Services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, August 3, 2018 at Hardin County Funeral Service (Cox Chapel) in Rosiclare, IL. with interment in Lavender Cemetery. The family received visitors from 10 a.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Honey Comb Church.