Larry Dale Newman – Zeigler, IL

Larry Dale Newman, 72, of Zeigler, passed away on Friday, September 9, 2022, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, IL.

He was born on January 9, 1950, to Vernon and Lillian Newman in Christopher, IL.

Larry was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and enjoyed spending time his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a motorcycle enthusiast and loved flat track racing. He was an excellent welder and fabricator and was well-known in Southern Illinois for his skills and his personality. He will be deeply missed by his family and all that he touched in his lifetime.

Larry is survived by his family and many friends who will all cherish the memories of him.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Pate Funeral Home, 301 S. Main St., Benton, IL.

Per Larry’s wishes, cremation will take place and a celebration of life will take place at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children or St Jude Children’s Research Hospital and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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