URBANA, IL- Larry Lee Mansfield, 83, of Urbana, IL, passed away at 10:30 PM, Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at Amber Glen Alzheimer’s Special Care Center, Urbana.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at the Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 S. Philo Rd., Urbana, IL, with a visitation one hour prior (10-11AM) to the funeral. Burial will be held at Mt. Olive Cemetery, Mayview.
Larry was born September 29, 1936 in Urbana, a son of Emerson and Harriette (Krabbe) Mansfield. He married Joan Reed on April 9, 1955 in Urbana. She preceded him in death on December 11, 1996. Survivors include a son, Kirk Mansfield(Melissa) of Urbana, IL, and a sister, Karen Cannon of Phoenix, AZ. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Ryan Mansfield, Michael Mansfield, Sara Mansfield and Bryce Mansfield, as well as, a great granddaughter, Bella Stanley.
Larry worked as a central office technician for Illinois Bell, which later became AT&T. He was promoted to assistant manager and later he became the manager of network switching for AT&T in Champaign.
He was a volunteer science teacher for Stone Creek Church and member of the Telephone Pioneers of America.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association-Bloomington Office, 207 S. Prospect Rd.#1, Bloomington, IL 61704. Condolences may be offered at www.renner-wikoffchapel.com.
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