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David "Dave" L. Antry, Sr.
David L. "Dave" Antry Sr., 85, of Waterloo, IL, died July 4, 2021, in Belleville, IL. He was born September 1, 1935, in Marion, IL.
He is survived by his wife Mary Ann Antry; sons David (Cyndi) Antry, Jr., Charles (Debbie) Antry, and Robert Dale (fiancé Karen) Antry; grandchildren Michael Antry, Kayla Antry and Abigail Antry, and Victoria Antry & Jessica (Alejandro) Cuellar; brother Vern "Skip" (Sally) Antry; and many nieces and nephews.
David is preceded in death by his parents Vern Edward & Mildred Lucille (nee Finley) Antry; and grandson Zacharie Antry.
He was a retired prospect driller for Peabody Coal, charter member of Faith Baptist Church in Marissa, current member and Deacon at First Baptist Church of Waterloo, and a US Army Veteran.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Hospice of Southern Illinois, First Baptist Church - Waterloo, or Family Wishes
4 PM to 8 PM Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at First Baptist Church
9 AM until 10 AM Thursday at First Baptist Church
10 AM Thursday, July 8, 2021 at First Baptist Church in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Daryl Skaer, Pastor Greg Braswell, and Pastor Steve Neill officiating
Interment at Red Bud City Cemetery in Red Bud, IL
My prayers uplifted for the Antry family. My brothers and I were the same ages as the 2 older Antry sons and lures up a block from each other. Naturally we spent many times at each others homes. The Antrys were a significant part of my childhood. Much love to them as well. Mr Antry and his lovely wife Mary Ann exemplified a godly marriage and raised their sons well. Was also a great model to follow in our community. he did well as a faithful servant. Now giving God perfect praise.
Curtis Paul Lawson Jul 6 2021 12:00 AM
I knew Dave as a good friend when I lived in Waterloo (2011-2019). He always greeted worshipers with a smile as they entered the door at First Baptist Church, Waterloo. He will be greatly missed. Bob Cook
ROBERT J COOK Jul 6 2021 12:00 AM