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RANTOUL — Lawrence “Larry” J. Richardson, 67, of Rantoul, died at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at his home.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at Baier Family Funeral Services, 406 E. Pells St., Paxton, with Father Joel Phelps officiating. Burial will follow in St. Lawrence Cemetery, Penfield. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at the funeral home with a rosary at 7 p.m.

Mr. Richardson was born March 10, 1952, in Urbana, the son of John and Mary Thompson Richardson. He graduated from Armstrong High School in 1970. He grew up in rural Gifford, farmed and was retired from HumKo in Champaign.

Surviving are a son, Kyle (Ashley Bode) Richardson of Rantoul; a brother, Patrick (Lori) Richardson of Paxton; and numerous other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Mr. Richardson was a people person and loved being with friends and family, especially his son. He was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and enjoyed history.

Memorials may be made to an organization of the donor’s choice.

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