We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Adams Funeral Chapel
Larry Raymond McDaniel, 72, of Charleston, Illinois fell asleep in the Lord on Thursday, September 8, 2022, at Carle BroMenn Medical Center in Bloomington, Illinois. Graveside Services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, September 12, 2022, at Roselawn Cemetery in Charleston, IL with Fr. Ryan McDaniel presiding. Adams Funeral Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials in his honor may be made to the Charleston Illinois Rotary Club and mailed to Adams Funeral Chapel, 2330 Shawnee Drive, Charleston, IL 61920.
Larry was born on February 7, 1950, in Charleston, Illinois the son of Raymond Loren and Edna F. (Hoots) McDaniel. He married Donella Kay Costello on February 11, 1973, in Mattoon, Illinois and she preceded him in death on July 13, 2018. Larry is survived by his daughter, Lacie Renee (Mike) Petro of Bloomington, IL; son, Ryan Loren (Michele Kristine) McDaniel of Charleston, IL; grandchildren, Killian Ryan McDaniel, Lucy Bridget McDaniel, and Rosalie Erin McDaniel; and cousin, Paul (Maria) McDaniel of Florida. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Larry worked as a Custodian for the Mattoon School District. He was the past President of the Tinplate Railroad Association; he was very fond of model trains and railroads. Larry even liked to travel places by train when and where he could. He took part in local and state politics as an election judge. Larry enjoyed roller skating, water skiing, and classic black and white monster movies like Abbott and Costello. He loved spending time with his cat Bella and his family, especially his grandchildren. Larry will be deeply missed by all those who knew him.