Larry Dean Seidel

Larry Dean Seidel

Larry Dean Seidel, 72, of Mt. Vernon passed away at 7:05 P.M. on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at the Nature Trail Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon.

Mr. Seidel was born in Mt. Vernon, IL on March 25, 1949, the son of George and Opal (Lambert) Seidel.

He married Diane (Davis) in 1968 and she preceded him in death in 1979.

He owned & operated Seidel Excavating in Ina. He was an expert at his profession. He loved people, he was always the life of the party. He always drew a crowd wherever he went.

Mr. Seidel is survived by his:

3 Children:

Kathy Bailey & husband Ryan of Fairfield

Troy Seidel of Wayne City

Sheila Decker & husband Billy of Gulf Breeze, FL

Grandchildren:

Brooke Brownley & husband Matt of Palatine, IL

Dyllan Bailey of St. Louis, MO

Ashley Hall & husband Jeff of McLeansboro

Brannen Seidel of Wayne City

Scarlet Decker of Gulf Breeze, FL

Sawyer Decker of Gulf Breeze, FL

3 Great-Grandchildren: Isaiah, Tregan, Vander

Brother: WIllard Seidel of Belle Rive

Special Friend: Lois Southerd of Mt. Vernon

Dog: Rocky

He was preceded in death by his Parents, Wife and by a Brother-Roy.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, September 4th at the Johnston Funeral Home in Ina with Pastor Short Sledge officiating.  Entombment will be in the Oakwood Cemetery in Mt. Vernon. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. on Saturday at the funeral home.

For more information or to send online condolences please visit www.johnstonfuneralhome.com

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