Bartonville – Larry L. Guppy Sr., 87, of Bartonville, passed away at 9:10 AM on Friday, June 26, 2020 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born on March 4, 1933 in Bartonville to Chester H. Sr. and Verla A. (Crider) Guppy. He married Patricia Ann Leitner on June 28, 1952 in Bartonville. She preceded him in death on November 12, 2017.
Larry is also preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Mike Guppy; and one sister, Gloria Terrell.
He is survived by three children, Theresa (Roger) Rassi, Dennie Guppy, and Larry Lee (Jennifer) Guppy Jr.; three grandchildren, Dawn, Wendy, and Jack; and three great-grandchildren.
Larry was a service manager at Peoria Typewriter Company and later worked for Hunter Hydro Vac both in Peoria, IL. He was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church and the Bartonville American Legion Post 979. He also enjoyed fishing and duck hunting.
Larry was a Veteran of the United States Army during the Korean War.
Graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at Lancaster Cemetery in Glasford, IL. Father David Heinz will officiate. Cremation rites will be accorded before the service with Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Bartonville, IL. Memorials may be made to St. Anthony’s Catholic Church or to the Bartonville American Legion Post 979. To leave online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com