Dennis Darl Lafferty

Dennis Darl Lafferty

Dennis Darl Lafferty, 68, of Anna, and formerly of Princeton, died Friday, July 24, 2020, at his home.

He was born on Feb. 21, 1952, in Princeton, the son of Darl Paige and Bernadine Helen Kerber Lafferty.

He worked as a draftsman and retired from Shive Hattery in Rock Island.  He was referee for the Illinois High School Association and enjoyed traveling and stargazing. He was of the Christian faith.

Mr. Lafferty is survived by his daughter, Judy (Mike) Cullen of Troy; a son, Shane Lafferty (Tamra Antenucci) of Peoria Heights; four grandchildren, Sean, Lauren, Giovanni and Josh; sisters Colleen Nilges of Columbus, Mo., and Sharon Johnson of Newport News, Va.; and brothers Shawn Lafferty of Little Rock, Ark., and Randy (Deb) Lafferty of Spring Valley.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Cremation was accorded.  The family will host private services at a later date.

Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements.

To view the obituary or to leave an online condolence for the family, visit

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