Larry Dean Buchanan, age 58, of Sterling, was killed in a construction accident on Thursday, August 8th, 2019 in Wyoming.
Larry was born on October 15th, 1960 in Mooresville, N.C., the son of Ira and Gladys (Mayberry) Buchanan. He married Connie Sue Grenoble on June 9th, 2018 in Rockfalls after being together for 13 years prior. Larry was employed at Cold Storage Construction as the Superintendent for many years. Larry was an avid sports fan, his favorite teams being, The Packers, Yankees, and The N.C. Tar Heels.
Larry was proud, caring, and loved spending time with his family and his three dogs (Violet, Mila, and Pebbles). Larry is survived by his wife, Connie Buchanan of Sterling; one daughter, Brooke Grenoble of Council Bluffs, Iowa; one son, Brad (Leah) Grenoble of Chadwick; two brothers, Alan (Tina) Buchanan of Greenville, M.I. and Jimmy Buchanan of Charlotte, N.C.; and five grandchildren, Taylor, Jade, Peyton, Maliah, and Lexis Grenoble. He will forever be known as his family’s “LareBear”.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Bobby Buchanan.
The visitation will be held Thursday, August 15th, 2019 from 2:30-4:00 p.m. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rockfalls, IL. Funeral service will be held immediately following at 4 p.m. at the funeral home.