Larry Lee Eskew, 80, of Waltonville, Illinois passed away at 8:22 A.M. January 1, 2019 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital in Fairfield, Illinois. He was born September 1, 1938 in Mount Vernon to the late Theron Charles and Geneva Imogene (King) Eskew.
Larry is survived by his children, Pamela Ash and husband, Roger and Robbie Eskew, all of Fairfield, Illinois; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; siblings, Kenneth Eskew of Waltonville, Illinois and Rose Poston, Steve Eskew, and Jim Eskew and wife, Yvette, all of Mount Vernon, Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.
Larry proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. He later worked at General Motors and was a member of the Waltonville Community Church. Larry’s greatest joy was spending time with his family. He was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew him.
A Graveside Service will be held Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois. Full Military Honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post #141 at the cemetery. Interment will follow. Memorials may be made in Larry’s honor to the Eskew Family, in care of Pam Ash.