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Larry D. Estes

6/16/1957 - 5/20/2020

PEKIN ~ Larry Dale Estes, 62, of Pekin, passed away at 11:32 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at UnityPoint Health Pekin.

Born June 16, 1957 in Peoria to James L. and Linda “Blanch” Estes.

He was preceded in death by his father and one daughter Jennifer.

Surviving are his three sons, Joshua, Justin, Jarred; three daughters, Jami, Janelle, Jillian; one sister, Angela; four brothers, James, Steven, Timothy, Thomas.

Larry worked as a foundry worker at Caterpillar INC.

Larry was an all-around musician, he always played country western music and was in a local band called Gemini. In his free time he was known to watch the St. Louis Cardinals and sit on his porch with friends drinking beer and smoking cigarettes.

His Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

There will be no visitation. Arrangements are by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 2141 West White Oaks Drive, #A, Springfield, Illinois 62704.

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