Larry A. Shelby

CULLOM — Larry A. Shelby, 60, of Cullom, died at 10:21 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, at his sister’s house in Fairbury.

His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at the Calvert & Martin Funeral Home in Cullom with Candy Godbee officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery in rural Cabery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at the funeral home.

Mr. Shelby was born May 30, 1958, in Pontiac, a son of Irvin and Birdell (Larson) Shelby.

Surviving are his two children, Shawn Shelby of Davenport, Iowa, and Amy Henson of Cabery; four sisters, Betty (Charles) Splear of Bondfield, Pauline Turner of Flanagan, Kay (Dan) Groskreutz of Fairbury and Connie Shelby of Goreville; three brothers, Richard (Lois) Shelby of Pontiac, Gary (Joann) Shelby of Saunemin and Ron (Rachel) Shelby of Kempton; five grandchildren; and good friend Diane Kempke of Cullom.

He was preceded in death by his parents and five brothers — Howard, Chuck, Paul, Roger and Dale.

Mr. Shelby loved to fish and watch the Dallas Cowboys and NASCAR.

Memorial contributions in his name may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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