Larry Thomas Edwards, 76, of Farmer City, IL, formerly of Cisco, passed away at 11:15 a.m. on Thursday, December 8, 2016, at his home. The family is planning a Celebration of Life. Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, Farmer City, IL in charge of arrangements.
Larry was born September 25, 1940, in Clinton, IL, the son of Thomas and Donna Sullivan Edwards. Larry graduated from Monticello High School. He married Martha Johnson on June 17, 1961. While in Cisco, Larry operated Edwards Farm Supply, was a member of the village town board and volunteer fire department, and was fire chief for 17 years. While in Farmer City, Larry operated Fullerton 54/48 and Rural Ag. Larry was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Clinton.
Larry's family includes his wife of 55 years, Martha, and his children and grandchildren; Kim and Steve Blakely, Tom, John and Henry; Kevin and Victoria, Kaily and Cassidy; Kristi and Doug Tame, Abigail and Dakota; and Tiffany Jourdan and Adalynn.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents.