Larry Ditsworth(1951 - 2013)

LARRY R. DITSWORTH, 62 CEDARVILLE - Larry R. Ditsworth, 62, of Cedarville, died Friday, November 22, 2013, at his home. Born October 28, 1951, in Stephenson County; he was the son of Clarence and Doris (Brinkmeier) Ditsworth. He married Deb Lawson in 1973. He married Laurie Mergen October 2, 1976, in Rockton. Larry was a US Army veteran. He was retired from Titan Tire after serving as tire builder for 36 years. Surviving is his wife, Laurie of Cedarville; his mother, Doris Ditsworth of Freeport; his daughter, Melissa Ditsworth of Cedarville; his sons, Casey (Tami) Ditsworth of Pearl City and Doug (Samantha) Ditsworth of Los Alamos, New Mexico; his sisters, Jan (Al) McAuliffe and Kathy (Butch) Neuschwander, both of Freeport, Jean (John) Weaver of Red Oak; his brother, Conley (Julie) Ditsworth of Arizona; sisters-in-law, Denise Mergen and Jennifer Keep, both of Freeport, Julie (Mike) Drake of Washington; grandchildren, Dominik Rossi, Gracie Ditsworth, Reese Alan Ditsworth, Cade Ditsworth, and A.J. Ditsworth; several aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews; and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Clarence "Butch" Ditsworth. Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 27, 2013, at Walker Mortuary. Visitation will be Wednesday 10 a.m. until time of service at Walker Mortuary. Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial has been established. To leave a condolence, please visit

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Published in The Journal-Standard from Nov. 23 to Nov. 24, 2013