David L. Eddy, 69, of Villa Grove passed away on January 6, 2022 at the Carle Foundation Hospital.
David was born on February 6, 1952 in Urbana to Oliver and Mary (O’Bryant) Eddy. He married Angie R. Eddy on August 9, 2008.
He is survived by four children, Tammy (Troy) Manuel, Cheri (Samuel) Hunt, Angie Eddy, and Jessica (Mark Puckett) Eddy; 9 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Patty Feldkamp.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Oliver and Mary Eddy; his wife; and four brothers.
David worked for the railroad for 15 years, then went to work for Bud Parkhill at Candlewood Estates as a park manager for 30 years. After retirement, he got a job at Sullivan-Parkhill Automotive where he would deliver cars that were bought online or from the car auction. He would also shuttle people between the car dealer and wherever they needed to go while their vehicle was being worked on. David loved cars and especially loved his motorcycle. He also enjoyed watching NASCAR and cheering on his Fighting Illini. When he was ready to get away for a while and relax, his favorite place to go was Daytona Beach, FL.
A visitation will be held from 6 pm – 8 pm on Friday, January 14, 2022 at the Joines Funeral Home (Villa Grove).
Memorial donations may be made to the family.