IFLODD: Firefighter Memorial

Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Larry Peasley
Agency Maroa Countryside Fire Protection District
Rank Chief
Type of Firefighter Volunteer
Age Range 71 and over
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 1/4/2023
Cause of Death Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death Heart attack
Attribute of Death
Type of Duty Responding to/returning from incident

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Maroa
Incident State IL
Incident Date 12/7/2022
Incident Location Firehouse
Incident Attribute

Incident Summary

On December 7, 2022, Maroa Countryside Fire Protection District Fire Chief Larry Peasley suffered from cardiac arrest while on duty.

Peasley was at the fire station and dressing out to respond to a call for mutual aid by Clinton Volunteer Fire Department for a structure fire when he suffered from cardiac arrest. CPR was performed, and he was transported to the hospital where he remained until he died on January 4, 2023.

Funeral services for Peasley were held at the Maroa United Methodist Church on January 10, 2023. He is buried at Maroa Cemetery.

Peasley had worked for the Maroa Countryside Fire Protection District for 43 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


“Larry Peasley,” U.S. Fire Administration, January 6, 2023.

“Larry Peasley Obituary,” Calvert Funeral Homes, January 2023.

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