Larry Eskew

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Larry Eskew, 83, of Freeburg, IL, born July 8, 1938, in Isabel, IL, died Sunday, December 12, 2021, at Integrity Healthcare of Columbia, Columbia, IL.

Mr. Eskew was a United States Army veteran. He worked over 30 years in the satellite communication field, traveling all over the world for the U.S. government.  He retired in 1997 and moved to Lake of the Ozark, where he was an avid golfer, loved fishing, and could fix anything.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alva and Frances, nee Adcox, Eskew; and seven siblings.

Larry is survived by his wife of 58 years, Louise, nee Philbee, Eskew; three daughters, Laurie Reedy, Laina (Mark) McCarthy, and Lynae (Bryan) Roberts; four grandchildren, Derek (Brittany) Morris, Jacob Roberts, Ann Marie and Tim Reedy; a sister, Margaret Doner; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to BJC Hospice.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Private family services will be held.


3 Comments on Larry Eskew

Roy Rumsey said : Guest Report Apr 28, 2022 at 6:59 AM

Im So Sorry to hear of Larry Passing We spent many great times together Western Union He will be missed Roy

  • Reliance
  • VA
Gerald J Crawford said : Guest Report Dec 23, 2021 at 4:55 PM

Sorry to hear of Larry's passing-I remember cruising around in his Triumph sports car while living in Peoria, IL. He will be missed.

  • Mankato
  • MN
Carol A Skaer said : Guest Report Dec 17, 2021 at 10:00 AM

Lynae Sorry to hear of your Dad's passing you have mine and Steve's deepest sympathy.

  • Belleville
  • Illinois

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