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Larry D. Rusher

December 9, 1941 — August 16, 2015

Larry D. Rusher, 73, of Stonington, passed away Sunday, August 16, 2015 at 9:44 a.m. at Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur, IL. He was born December 9, 1941 in Taylorville, IL, the son of William R. and Leena (Boiles) Rusher. He married Patricia Tabacchi on September 25, 1971 in Stonington, IL. He retired from worked as an airline employee for Ozark, TWA and American Airlines. He also served in the United States Air Force and he was the Commander of the Stonington American Legion in Stonington, IL. 

He is survived by his Wife: Patricia; Daughter: Tracie Roth of Stonington, IL; Son: Anthony (Jodi) Rusher of Stonington, IL; Grandchildren: Tyler and Shelby Roth of Stonington, IL; Gage and Ethan Rusher of Stonington, IL; Brother: Ron Rusher of Taylorville, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sister: Connie and Brother: Bob.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, August  20, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Patrick Pinkerton officiating. Burial will be in Ponting Cemetery in Stonington. Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 19, 2015 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

Memorials may be made to the wishes of the family C/O Sutton Memorial Home, 327 N. Clay St. Taylorville, IL 62568

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

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