METROPOLIS, Ill. -- Phillip "Flop" Larrison, age 77, of Metropolis, Illinois passed away at 12:19 p.m. on Monday, November 11, 2019, at his residence.
Phillip worked for R&W Marine, James Marine, and retired from Ingram Barge Line after 33 years of working on the river. He was a guest member of the American Legion, where he helped put out flags for over 30 years; a charter member of the Massac Gun Club, an avid NASCAR fan, an avid Cardinals fan, and loved to hunt and fish.
Even though he did not have any children of his own, he was blessed to have had the privilege of raising 13 children.
Phillip is survived by his wife, who was his world, of 29 years, Teresa Larrison; son, Travis Nugent; grandchildren, Tyler and Mackenzie; brother, Bob Larrison and wife Annette; sister, Lu Scarbrough and husband Ron; daughter-in-law, Danyelle Miller and husband Brian; several nieces and nephews; and his faithful canine companion, Shelby.
Phillip was preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Golda (Hart) Larrison; sisters, Ruth Metcalf and Louise Webber; brothers, Lowell, Bill, Kenny, and Ed Larrison.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home with Pastors Tom Emmerson and Charles Tate officiating.
Friends may call on Friday, November 22, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be left at www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com.