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Larry Hackney

veteranJul 2nd, 1942 - Dec 16th, 2021

Visitation: 12 noon until 2 p.m. on Monday Dec. 20, 2021, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora

Funeral Ceremony: 2 p.m. Monday, December 20, 2021, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home

Interment: Elmwood Cemetery  

 

     Larry Edward Hackney, age 79, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Thursday night, December 16, 2021, at his home. 

     He was born July 2, 1942, in Flora, Illinois, the son of Arlie Edward and Selma Lenora (Erwin) Hackney.  He was united in marriage to Leona Mae Dow on June 25, 1961, and together they shared 59 wedding anniversaries until her death on March 10, 2021.

     Larry served in the Army during Vietnam.  He worked many years at Sparton Manufacturing and later retired from N.A.L.  He and Leona were charter members of First Southern Baptist Church where he served as trustee and usher.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was an avid Cardinal baseball fan.

     He is survived by two sons: Dustin (Heidi) Hackney of Brownsburg, Indiana, and Joel (Sarah) Hackney of Flora; 4 grandchildren: Aaron, Rachel, Makenna, and Carson Hackney; and a sister: Norma Mills of Flora.

     He was preceded in death by his parents: Arlie and Lenora Hackney, and wife: Leona Hackney.

     A funeral ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, December 20, 2021, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora with the presentation of military funeral honors.  Pastor Don Lusk Jr. will officiate.  Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.  Visitation will be 12 noon until time of service on Monday at the funeral home.  Memorial donations are suggested to First Southern Baptist Church Youth and will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a memory or condolence visit: www.frankandbright.com  

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Gary Burton

December 17th

Larry and I were fishing buddies in our teenage years, one of the very best friends I ever had. My condolences to his family.

Jacque Davis

December 17th

Prayers of comfort to you, Dusty, Joel and families. Know you rest in the peace of God's loving promise of grieving with hope. Remember Larry as a great Dad, who with his sweet wife Leona lived for the Lord and raised super Christian young men by example. Was blessed to know them as part of my church family at Oak Street. God bless and keep you all.

Bud & Linda Martin

December 17th

Dustin, Joel and Families: We are so sorry for your loss. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers. May God richly bless each of you.

Taylor Postin

December 18th

So sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. Lifting you all up in prayer!

Brenda and Carl Bandy

December 18th

We are so sorry you lost your dad. Larry was always the sweetest man. We know he is with your mom, and happy with the Lord and Angels now. God bless all of you. We love each of you. ❤

Ulanda Ruger Bryan

December 18th

So sorry to hear about Larry’s passing. We were in the same class in HS. Knew both he and Leona very well. I’m so sorry and will keep your family in my prayers.

Rob & Angie McKnight

December 18th

So sorry for the family’s loss. Prayers of peace and comfort are with each of you.

Duane and Betty Bryant

December 18th

Have enjoyed several long visits with Larry and Leona mostly at Trago Lake! He was such a patient man! Sure will be missed!! Always had only good things to say everybody and never met a stranger! God Bless his family!' Rip Larry and Leona! Together again! I’m sure she was awaiting their reunion!!!!

Doug Hill

December 18th

Truly sorry for your loss.

Kay Reynolds

December 18th

Sorry for your loss! Prayers

Joyce Watson

December 18th

So sorry to hear about your Dad. Your all in my prayers.

Robin Corry

December 19th

Sorry for your loss.

Brian Lynn Family

December 20th

We are sorry for your loss and your prayers are in our hearts.

Mike, Annessa, and Rebecca (WGH Ortho)

December 20th

We are praying for your loss. Larry was a great man who made such a positive impact on our lives. He will be missed, but thankful for the times we got to visit with him. God Bless!

Doug and Nancy Mills

December 20th

Joel and Sarah, so sorry for your loss.

Terry Igert

December 22nd

I'm so sorry for your loss!!! Our prayers for your family's!

Joe and Pam Harrell

December 22nd

We are so sorry to hear the passing of your father. Prayers of comfort and strength as you go through this difficult time. I always thought your parents were a sweet and wonderful couple. Bless your family. 💕

Jerry Stanley

December 22nd

December 22, 2021. I am Larry's cousin. Our mutual cousin, Donna Cannon, notified me today of Larry's passing last Thursday. We all played together as kids in Flora. Larry's mild manner and sweet smile was an inspiration. If there were more people like Larry, this would be a much better world !

 

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