Larry Shelby

January 10, 2019

Larry A. Shelby, 60, of Cullom, passed away at 10:21 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 6, 2019) at his sister’s house in Fairbury.

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

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Larry 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 Bonfield, 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.

Preceding him in death were his parents; five brothers, Howard, Chuck, Paul, Roger and Dale.

Larry loved to fish and watch the Dallas Cowboys and NASCAR.

Please sign his online guestbook at calvertmemorial.com.


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