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Larry "Butch" Dean King, Sr.

March 6, 1947 — February 19, 2020

Graveside services for Larry D. “Butch” King, Sr, 72 of Aledo, will be Monday, February 24th at 11:00 AM at Hamlet Cemetery. Visitation is Sunday from 3 to 5 PM at Speer Funeral Home, Aledo. Memorials may be made to the Larry King, Sr. Memorial Fund.  Butch died on February 19, 2020 at his home.

Larry Dean was born on March 6, 1947 to Keith Milo & Wilma Jean (Sheese) King. He married Carol Lemon on December 6, 1996 in Aledo, Illinois.

Butch enjoyed helping on the family farms with his father and then with his brother, Kenny. He spent many hours driving truck for the family farms and 19 years for Dellitt Trucking. He also worked in the shops for John Deere and for Aledo Equipment. In his spare time, Butch enjoyed his coffee time every morning at McDonalds, bowling and deer hunting. Butch loved antique tractors and participated in tractor pulls with both his John Deere and Allis Chalmers.

Butch is survived by his wife, Carol; children and spouses: Larry & Wendy King, Jason & Lindsey King, Brian & Mindy King; Stacey & Matt Marston, Shelly Imler and fiancé, Marcus Lingafelter all of Aledo and Kelly & Brian Preston of Taylor Ridge; 13 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren and siblings and spouses: Sharon & Roger Bledsoe and Kenny & Karen King all of Aledo and Carole Smith of Avon, Indiana.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, February 23, 2020

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

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Graveside Service

Monday, February 24, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Hamlet Cemetery

, Hamlet, IL 61279

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