Brian M. Larson, 54, of Taylorville passed away at 11:01 pm on Monday, July 28, 2014 in his home. He was born on December 1, 1959 in Joliet, the son of Louis and Linda Flory Larson. On November 11, 1984 he married Penny Beitel in Kincaid. Brian was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Taylorville. He worked for the Illinois Secretary of State as a store keeper for 32 years. Brian enjoyed trap shooting, building boats, woodworking, and was a coach for several years.

Surviving are his wife: Penny Larson of Taylorville; mother: Linda Larson of Kincaid; children: Aaron Larson, wife Tara, Breanne Reber, husband Jarod, and Cydnee Larson all of Taylorville; grandchildren: Nicholas Reber, Tyler Reber, and Braden Reber; special family members: Dustin Hensley, wife Heather of Buffalo NY, and Carlos Richmond of San Diego, CA. He was preceded in death by his father, grandparents, and an uncle.

Visitation will be from 5 until 8 pm on Thursday July 31, 2014 at McClure Funeral Home. Memorial services will be held at 11am on Friday August 1, 2014 at McClure Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Wolfe officiating. Inurnment will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville.

Memorials may be left to the American Cancer Society. McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services is handling arrangements.

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