Larry L. Travis, 76, of Polo, passed away Monday, January 18, 2016, at his home surrounded by family. Larry was born September 6, 1939, in Dixon, the son of Eldon Travis Sr and Pauline (Rebuck) Rowland. On March 18, 1962, in Polo, he was united in marriage to Reah Smith (she preceded him in March of 2015). Larry graduated from Polo High School in 1957 and moved to Hennepin, IL, to work at the Steel Mill for 31 years until his retirement. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving with the NSA.
Survivors include mother Pauline Rowland; daughter Heather Jones of Polo; son Michael Travis of Clearwater, FL; sister Sandra Oswalt of Franklin Grove; brothers Eldon (Bea Martinson) Travis Jr of Dixon, Earl (Joan) Travis-Rowland of Polo; 4 Grandchildren, 4 Great Grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his father Eldon Sr., brother-in-law Brian Oswalt and sister-in-law Judy Travis.
Visitation will be Thursday, January 21, 2016 from 10:00 until service time at 11:30 a.m. at the Polo Family Funeral Home, 110 E. Dixon St. A private graveside service will be held at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Dixon.
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