Larry’s life began on July 17, 1941 in El Dorado. He is the son of Lewis “Peck” and Mildred (Russum) McEachern. Larry is a 1959 graduate of El Dorado High School. He was united in marriage to Nancy (Whiteside) Petty on July 14, 1989 in Potwin. Larry was a pipefitter working for Local 441. He was a member of the First Christian Church, and the B.P.O. of Elks, where he was a very active member. Larry was a racecar sponsor at 81 Speedway and loved the races. He enjoyed fishing, especially at Texoma Lake, racing motorcycles at JEEP, and playing baseball with the Elks. He was an avid El Dorado Broncos Baseball fan. His greatest joy was his family which includes his wife Nancy McEachern of El Dorado, children Dalton (Tara) McEachern of Augusta and Dameon (Dawn) McEachern of Ft. Walton Beach, FL; stepson Doug Petty; grandchildren Dylyn and Dustyn McEachern and Olivia Shepard; great grandchildren Phoenix, Loren, Harley and Korbin; step brother Ray Zang of Pratt, step sister Debbie Kirk of OK, sisters in law Suzanne McEachern and Dana (Dave) Brooks, uncle Marty Day of El Dorado; many nieces and nephews and his cat Baby. Larry passed away on September 19, 2018 at his home. He is preceded in death by his parents, grandson Trevor Greer and brothers Gary and Jerry McEachern and stepbrother Lloyd Zang. His family will gather with friends on Sunday from 2-5 p.m. at the Carlson Colonial Funeral Home. His funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the First Christian Church with an Elk’s Lodge of Sorrow ceremony following the service. Memorial contributions in Larry’s name may be directed to the El Dorado Elks Lodge. Please sign his online guestbook and leave a memory of Larry at www.carlsoncolonial.com.
Donations may be made to:
El Dorado Elk's Lodge #1407
139 Oil Hill Rd, El Dorado KS 67042