Larry Edward Rachels, 61, of Beaver Dam, Kentucky passed away unexpectedly and too soon on Thursday, August 12, 2021. He was born Wednesday, April 13, 1960 in Evansville, Indiana to the late Thurman and Wilma Rachels. He worked at the Hartford Quarry for over 40 years and was a member of McHenry Baptist Church. He loved his faithful dog, Della, flying airplanes, boating, popcorn, and ice cream.
Larry leaves behind to cherish his memory three sons, Matthew Rachels (Stephanie) of Salvisa, Kentucky, Tyler Rachels (Lauren) of Powhatan, Virginia, and Derek Rachels of Powhatan, Virginia and one sister Joann Thomas (Rudy) of Cromwell, Kentucky. Larry was blessed with six grandchildren: Levi Rachels, Samuel Rachels, Allison Rachels, Emerson Rachels, Clayton Rachels and Walker Rachels.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at McHenry Baptist Church in McHenry, Kentucky with Rev. Brent Howard officiating. Friends may visit with Larry’s family from 10 AM until the time of the service Tuesday at the church. William L. Danks Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to, Larry Edward Rachels Memorial Fund, c/o William L. Danks Funeral Home, PO Box 407, Beaver Dam, KY 42320.
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