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David Alan Anker Sr.

David Alan Anker Sr., 71, of Edinburg, passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 8:38 a.m. at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville, IL. He was born May 20, 1944 in Danville, IL the son of Carl and Ruth (Watson) Anker. He married Janet Francis Hill on June 30, 1979 in Chatham, IL and she later preceded him in death on November 12, 2011. He retired as a Mechanical Engineer for Illinois Bell and then he was the owner and operator of Sangchris Corner. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Sharpsburg, IL.  

He is survived by his Daughter: Alisha Dawn Anker of Springfield, IL; Son: David “Alan” Anker Jr. of Pittsburgh, PA; Step-Daughter: Heather (Eric) Kohl of Edinburg, IL; Grandchildren: Jordan Moore of Austin, TX; Daniel and Rowley Anker of Milwaukee, WI; Brother: Roger (Marilyn) Anker of Oakwood, IL; Nieces: Michelle Evans of Shelburne, VT and Connie Young of Oakwood, IL. He was preceded in death by his Parents and his wife.

Private Family services and Inurnment will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church 1919 N. 1000 East Rd. Sharpsburg, IL 62568

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

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Dave's family,
I was so sorry to hear of Dave's passing. I recall many years of fond memories of working at Illinois Bell with Dave and Jan.

Paul Pitsch

Paul Pitsch Jul 6 2015 12:00 AM

Alisha and Alan - I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. Your entire family are thinking of you both and sending lots of love!

Stephanie Blakeney Jun 20 2015 12:00 AM

Alan and Alisha. We were so sorry to hear of your fathers passing.  You are in our thoughts. Sincerely  Brian, Kelli, Eric and Luke

brian and Kelli nesbitt Jun 20 2015 12:00 AM

Alan and Alisha, I'm so very sorry to hear about your dad.Our thoughts and prayers are with you all...

Matt and Chris Nesbitt Jun 20 2015 12:00 AM

Alisha and Alan,
Let Steve and I know if we can do anything to help you. Sorry for your loss and we are thinking of you both.
Love you,
Aunt Debbie & Uncle Steve

Steve and Debbie Nesbitt Jun 20 2015 12:00 AM

Heather, we were all so sorry to hear this.  Dave was a wonderful man & neighbor.  Our thoughts & prayers are with you & all his family.

Mag, Brian & Family (Dickerson) Jun 19 2015 12:00 AM