Larry Douglas Wimmer
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Larry Douglas Wimmer
  • May 2, 1945 - December 5, 2017
  • Sherman, Illinois

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Larry D. Wimmer, 72, of Sherman, IL, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 at his home.

He was born on May 2, 1945 in Shelbyville, IL, the son of the late Wendell and Alice Pauline (Gwin) Wimmer.

Larry served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He owned and operated Contractor's Lumber City in Springfield, retiring in 2006. He loved to play golf, was an avid Chicago Bears, Chicago White Sox, and University of Illinois fan, and was active at the YMCA, especially playing racquetball.

He is survived by his daughter Jennifer (husband Chris) Tibbs of Auburn, IL; 2 grandsons, Brandon Hatcher of Sherman, IL and Dalton Hatcher of Auburn, IL; his step-son William Anderson of Delaware; 3 step-grandchildren, Blake Anderson, Brittany Anderson, and Brianna Anderson, all of Delaware; his former wife Nancy Wimmer and his sister Linda Hollstrom of Atlanta, GA.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 brother Michael Wimmer.

Services are under the direction of Bisch Funeral Home West, 2931 S. Koke Mill Rd, Springfield, where visitation will be held on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. until time of the service at 11:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Please visit the online "Life Remembered Story" at www.bischfuneralhomewest.com where tributes and condolences may be left for the family.