DUNLAP - Lawrence P. "Larry" Jurick, 73, of Dunlap passed away at 10:08 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Methodist in Peoria.
He was born June 10, 1940, in Denver, Colo., to Arthur and Amelia (Metzel) Shanahan. He was later adopted by Frank and Margaret Jurick. He married Nancee Hooste on Jan. 27, 1962. He later married Linda Brock on March 10, 1999, in Las Vegas, Nev.
Surviving are his wife, Linda Jurick of Dunlap; three sons, Mike Jurick of Chillicothe, Steve Jurick of Bartonville and Dave Jurick of Rome, Ill.; one daughter, Kim (Mike) Ricketts of East Peoria; one stepson, Adrian (Teisha) Brock of Tampa, Fla.; seven grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; two brothers, Jerry and Sean Shanahan; and one sister, Colleen Shanahan.
He was preceded in death by one grandson, Bryce Ricketts, and one sister, Shirley Moore.
Larry graduated from Spalding High School in Peoria.
He was a Vietnam War United States Marine Corps veteran.
Larry worked for 30 years with CILCO, retiring in 1995.
He loved God, golf, family, golf, animals and golf.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at Ludwig Mortuary in Morton. Cremation will be accorded following visitation. A memorial Mass will be held at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Peoria at a later date.
For his love of animals, memorials may be made to the Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 Taps Lane, Pekin, IL 61554.
To view Larry's video tribute or to leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.ludwigmortuary.com.