Larry Brownfield
1955 - 2018
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Larry Brownfield
TRIVOLI -- Larry Brownfield, age 63, of Trivoli, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 at home.
Larry was born on April 24, 1955 in Peoria to Harry and Kay (Shannon) Brownfield. He married Diana Roberts on June 14, 1978 in Peoria.
Surviving are his wife, Diana; his daughter, Danielle (Ryan) Winkle; two grandchildren, Rogan and Oliver Winkle; his brothers, Mike (Jackie) Brownfield of Chillicothe, IL, Bill (Amanda) Brownfield of Washington, IL and Greg (Teri) Brownfield of Texas; his half-brother, Gary Brownfield of the Chicago area; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Larry served in the U.S. Army for 27 years and retired as Staff Sergeant. He was an electrician with the IBEW Local 34 for 20 years before retiring. Larry was a member of the VFW in East Peoria and he loved hunting, especially deer, and enjoyed fishing, gardening and traveling. Larry loved his family and enjoyed their family gatherings.
Services will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018 at 11am at The Wilton Mortuary in Peoria. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Rev. Howard Love will be officiating. Burial will be at Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria with military honors. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Illinois Cancer Care. Online condolences may be made through www.thewiltonmortuary.com





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Published in Peoria Journal Star from Nov. 18 to Nov. 20, 2018.
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November 18, 2018
It has only been in the past year or two that Larry and I became friends on facebook. I don't exactly remember how it happened. One of us must have a friend or friends in common, I guess. I really enjoyed connecting with Larry. We are cousins, but I had not seen him for many many years. I think the last time I saw him was as a child. I suppose it could have been at the Brownfield Reunion in Mason City too. I enjoyed our
exchanges on facebook. I honor his service to our country too. I am so sorry that I won't be communicating with him anymore. I am his cousin. Uncle Harry and my father, Frank Brownfield were brothers. Prayers for the family. Sorry we have never met. Betty (Brownfield) Dobbins. On facebook, Betty Jean Dobbins.
November 18, 2018
My sincere condolences goes out to Larry's family. He will be sincerely missed! He was a longtime friend and comrade of many years. I think back on we were in Iraq at the same time. Larry was on a mission to Anacona and knew I was there. He went out of his way to look me up so we could visit. That was a special time that I will always cherish.
Ron Garner
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