Lawrence “Larry” E. Coffey, 71, of Springfield, died at 6:07 pm, Friday, October 14, 2011 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born February 9, 1940, the son of Charles Edward and Bertha Jeffers Coffey. He married Donna F. Earles in 1962 and she preceded him in death on March 1, 2005. His parents also preceded him in death.
Survivors include three sons, Daniel (Lori) Coffey of St. Louis, MO, Darrin (Annmarie) Coffey of Chicago and Doug (Missy) Coffey of Springfield; eight grandchildren Elyse, Loryn, Colt, Drew, Nicholas, Sean, Jacob and Mitchell Coffey; three sisters Juanita Smith, Helen Rhude and Joyce Barker all of Springfield and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Larry was a resident of Springfield all his life and attended Riverton Christian Church. He worked in construction for the Laborer’s Union #477.
Visitation: 5-7 pm, Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 10 am, Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Grant Ray officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.