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William “Bud” Larrison



October 27, 1926 – March 16, 2023

Age 96 left us to join his loved ones in heaven on March the 16th 2023 after a brief stay in Banner Baywood Medical Center.

Bud was born in Aurora IL to Thomas and Helen Larrison on October 27th 1926. He was raised in Belknap IL and spent many years in Aurora IL before moving to Mesa AZ in 1982. Bud served his country enlisting in the Army, discharging from the Airforce. He worked while in the Midwest as a heavy equipment operator retiring while in the employ of Plote Construction Inc. in Hoffman Estates IL. In 1982 he and his wife Erma moved to Mesa AZ where he continued to work for many years managing mobile home parks retiring again in 1997.

Bud enjoyed a full and long life playing cards, guitar, harmonica, organ, fixing just about anything, loving the Lord, his wife, family and friends. Bud was preceded in death by his parents Thomas and Helen, sister Evelyn, brother Bill, son Brad, and daughter Carol. He will be missed beyond words by his wife Erma, sister Flora, sons Steve (Pam), Dave (Randi) and Danny (Becky), 11 grandchildren Jennifer (Richard), Lori, Merrinda (Rich), Melissa, Jason (Colleen), Myles (Tina), Tim (Shannon), Preston, Jeremy, Justin (Tiff) and PJ (Stacy), 22 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren. We will miss him, but know that he is in heaven playing cards, making music, and peacefully watching over us still.