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David L. Orwig

September 7, 1951 -
September 4, 2019

David L. Orwig, 67, of Seymour died at 6:22 p.m. Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at OSF Heart of Mary Hospital, Urbana.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Faith Baptist Church, Champaign; Rev. Bob Hassel will officiate. Burial will be in Locust Grove Cemetery, Philo. Visitation …read more

David L. Orwig, 67, of Seymour died at 6:22 p.m. Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at OSF Heart of Mary Hospital, Urbana.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Faith Baptist Church, Champaign; Rev. Bob Hassel will officiate. Burial will be in Locust Grove Cemetery, Philo. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Friday, September 13, 2019 at Morgan Memorial Home, Savoy.
David was born on September 7, 1951 in Kankakee, the son of Raymond Frederic and Ramona Natalie Rabideau Orwig. He married Cynthia Johnson on September 2, 1979 in Champaign; she survives.
Also surviving are his mother of Clifton, one son; Benjamin Emmanuel (Erin Elizabeth) Orwig of Gifford, five grandchildren; Simeon David, Naomi Grace, Aleah Joan, Jacqueline Leigh and Isabelle Zemira, and one sister; Susan Burrow of Chebanse. Survivors also include his in-laws, Hugh Johnson, Susie (Mike) Williamson, Martin Johnson, and Kim (Mick) Lyons; several nieces and nephews; and several great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, one son; Christopher David, one grandson; Kristoph Benjamin; father-in-law V. Howard Johnson Jr. and mother-in-law Joan Bourkland Johnson; and one brother-in-law; Richard Burrow.
David graduated from Herscher High School and attended the University of Illinois in Champaign.
His last employment was at the Safe House in Urbana, in all of his working years he was a chef in many different fraternities, sororities, and restaurants in Champaign-Urbana.
David was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Champaign.
He loved food, cooking, collecting cookbooks, comic books and reading his bible.
Condolences may be offered at www.morganmemorialhome.com.

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Visitation Information

Date: Friday, September 13, 2019

Time: 05:00 pm

Morgan Memorial Home

Address:

1304 Regency Dr. West
Savoy, Illinois 61874

Service Information

Date: Saturday, September 14, 2019

Time: 10:00 am

Faith Baptist Church

Address:

4601 North Market Street
Champaign, Illinois 61822
 

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