Larry Exline


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Posted Online: Jan. 13, 2013, 7:46 pm
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Larry Dwayne Exline, 69, of Rock Island, passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Trinity Medical Center, Rock Island.
Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Mt. Ararat Cemetery, East Centerville, Iowa. Memorials may be left to the family for a fund to be established at a later date.
Larry was born on Dec. 7, 1943, in Centerville, Iowa, the son of Harold and Bea (Cambell) Exline.
Mr. Exline had been employed for more than 30 years at the former International Harvester, East Moline, before relocating with the Navistar Company in Springfield, Ohio.
Larry lived for his children, grandchildren and family. He especially loved family gatherings. He also enjoyed many good times with his friends at the Friends Circle Club, Moline, and neighborhood gatherings.
Survivors include his children, Lorraine Poirier, Arizona, Mark Martin, Utah, Larry D. Exline, Tennessee, and Tiffany Cox, Indiana; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Arlene Carter, Missouri; special cousin, Alvin Exline; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and two grandsons.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.wheelanpressly.com.












 



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