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Bud Davis

Woodrow “Bud” Davis, 73, of Dwight, passed away Wednesday (Jan. 10, 2018) at Morris Hospital and Healthcare Centers, Morris.

His funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Dwight United Methodist Church. Visitation will be 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Hager Memorial Home, Dwight. Burial will be at Arborcrest Cemetery, Effingham, at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Bud was born Oct. 15, 1944, in Altamont, to Woodrow W. and Fern (Duckwitz) Davis. He married Brenda Kay Sampson on June 5, 1964, in Madisonville, Ky. She passed away Sept. 30, 2015.

Bud is survived by his son, Steven (Faye) Davis, Marseilles; daughter, Jill (Brent) Ohlendorf, Dwight; mother, Fern Davis; brother, Alf (Nancy) Davis, Altamont; sisters, Nancy Kirchhoff, Decatur; Sharon (Larry) Goers, Altamont; Tina (John Robertson) Pressley, Decatur; significant other, Dianne Sullivan; close friend, Inez Bradshaw, Auburn, Ky.; grandchildren, Carina Davis, Eric Davis, Chad Davis, Avery Ohlendorf and Kade Ohlendorf; two great-grandchildren; and honorary grandson, William Bergstrom.

Bud was preceded in death by his father; son, Michael Troy Davis; brothers-in-law, Carl Kirchhoff, Larry and Norris Sampson; and sister, Judy Duckwitz.

He graduated Altamont High School in 1962. He was a member of Dwight United Methodist Church and Dwight Night Owls CB Radio group. He was a fan of NASCAR, the Cubs, and traveling. Above all he enjoyed spoiling his grandkids.

Memorials in honor of Bud may be made to Dwight United Methodist Church and the American Cancer Society.

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