WASHINGTON - David E. Mabus, 79, of Washington, IL, passed away at 5:19 a.m. on Monday, February 1, 2021, at his residence.
He was born on July 5, 1941, in Sesser, IL, to Norvel and Mildred (Cockrum) Mabus. He married Sandra S. Tittle on August 11, 1962, in Ina, IL.
Surviving are his wife, Sandra of Washington; daughter, Diana (David) Tellor of Morton; son, Donald (fiancè, Jill Arnold) Mabus of Chillicothe; four grandchildren, Shane, Kyle, Samantha, and Kaitlyn; and three great-grandchildren, Braedon, Deryk, and Silas. His parents preceded him in death.
He worked for American Motors Corporation in Kenosha, WI, for several years. He and the family then moved to Washington and he began working at Caterpillar Tractor Company, working in the Metallurgist lab and retiring in 2000. Dave was a member of Eastside Bible Church in Morton. He enjoyed many things in life, including fishing and traveling with friends, playing guitar, gardening, and cookouts with family.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 8, 2021, at Eastside Bible Church, 1310 West Jefferson Street, Morton. Pastor Steve Weber will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to his service. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memory Gardens in rural Morton. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Eastside Bible Church. To share a memory or to leave a condolence for his family, please visit www.masonfuneralhomes.com. Mason-White Funeral Home in Washington is assisting with arrangements.
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