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Larry Ray Grabis

April 17, 1950 ~ January 12, 2022 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Obituary

Larry Ray Grabis, 71, of Equality, Illinois, passed away suddenly on Wednesday. January 12, 2022.  He was born in Maryland on April 17th of 1950 , the son of the late Raymond Grabis and Vivian Boutwell.  He was employed as a Line Locator for the Shawnee Telephone Company in Equality until his retirement six years ago.  Larry was a car and motorcycle enthusiast and loved car shows.  Also he piloted and flew ultralight airplanes.  He retired as a volunteer fireman after thirty plus years serving on the Golconda Fire Department and Equality Fire Department .  Larry is survived by his daughter, Angie and Jonathan Shaw of Eldorado; three sisters, Teresa of Maryland, Becky Porter of Kissimmee, Florida, Glenda Guy of Maryland; his brother, Glen Grabis of Maryland; one grandson, Brandon Sauls; special friends, Edna Duncan of Golconda and Wayne Rexing of Equality and many other friends from the surrounding community.  He was preceded by his parents; two brothers, Wayne and Bruce Grabis.  

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
January 15, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Vickery Funeral Chapel
416 W. Elm St.
Equality, IL 62934

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 15, 2022

4:00 PM
Vickery Funeral Chapel
416 W. Elm St.
Equality, IL 62934

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