Larry Lee Pray, 60, of Watseka passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at his home. He was born October 23, 1957 in Watseka, the son of LaVerne and Anna F. Laney Pray and they preceded him in death in addition to three sisters, Thelma Gore, Doris Pray and Delores Pray.

He married Debbie Roth on September 14, 1985 in Watseka and she survives. Also surviving are one son, Clint Pray of Watseka; three sisters, Kathy (Lloyd) Hoover of Beaverville, Helen Ingram of Donovan and Pat Knapp of Tucson, AZ; brothers-in-law, Randy Roth of Woodland and Keith (Verna) Roth of Milford; sisters-in-law, Sandra (Shane) Harris of Watseka and Donna (Don) Bedeker of St. Anne; mother-in-law, JoAnn White of Watseka; and several step-brothers-in-law and step-sisters-in-law.

Mr. Pray served in the Air Force. He was a truck driver for A.B.F. for 19 years and was a member of Teamsters #710. Larry loved collecting train sets, fishing and hunting with his son, being outdoors, and his dogs, Tobie Two Toes and Louie Little Legs.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. Bart Koester will officiate. Burial will be in Iroquois Memorial Park in Watseka with military graveside rites by the Watseka American Legion Post #23 and Iroquois County VFW Post #7450.

Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 pm on Friday, September 14, 2018 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka.

Memorials may be made to Iroquois Memorial Hospice.

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