Larry Tarrant

Godfrey |

Larry D. Tarrant, 67, passed away at 10:05am on Friday, February 12, 2010, at his residence.

He was born on September 10, 1942 in Wood River, Illinois the son of the late Eslie and Ocie (Dorris) Tarrant. He married the former Phyllis Goetz on June 15, 1960, in Cottage Hills, Illinois and she survives.

Other survivors include one daughter: Dena Muscarella of Godfrey, one son: Jeffrey Tarrant of Godfrey, five grandchildren and their spouses: Danielle and Daryl Trask of Roxana, Melissa and Jason Wendle of Godfrey, Devin Muscarella of Godfrey, Damon Muscarella of Alton, Jackie Tarrant of Bethalto, four great grandchildren: Jackson Trask, Cadence Trask, Colton Wendle, Parker Wendle, one sister and brother in law: Donna and Rusty Lamberson of Hull, Illinois, one brother: William Tarrant of Alton, a daughter in law: Anna Tarrant, two step - grandchildren: Venus and Adam, two half sisters: Doris Cottingham of Brighton, Alta Haas of Midway, Arkansas, and several nieces and nephews.

He was formerly employed at Granite City Steel as an electrician for over 40 years. He was a member of the United Steelworkers of America Local #68. He was an avid pool player and he enjoyed gardening.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one son: Ricky Tarrant, one brother: Robert Tarrant, one sister in law: Jean Tarrant, a brother in law: Darrell Jones, a special friend: Wayne Tucker, and his dog: Punkin.

In accordance with his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded and no services are planned.

Memorials are suggested to the 5A's, 4530 North Alby, Godfrey, Illinois 62035.

Online guestbook available at
Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River is in charge of arrangements.

Obit Provided By:
Pitchford Funeral Home

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