David E. Winterrowd, 68 of Cornell passed away Wednesday (January 26, 2022) at the home of his daughter.
A visitation will be held Sunday from 3 – 5 PM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 5PM at the funeral home.
Dave was born on January 13, 1954 in Streator to Paul and Jule (Tullis) Winterrowd.
Surviving are daughter, Davonne (Christie Stith) Winterrowd of Pontiac, son, Donald (Brooke) Winterrowd of Marion, KY, grandchildren; Chandler and Madison Winterrowd, Mariah Fletcher, Katie Stith, Keegan and Logan Pritchett, sister Marcia (George) McMullen of Streator, nephew Corey (Beth) McMullen and niece Heather (Eric) Perhach. Also surviving is his former wife Dee (Cashmer) Winterrowd
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Dave graduated from Woodland High School in 1972. He was a retired towboat captain, spending most of his career steering for Western Kentucky Navigation, on the Illinois, Ohio and Mississippi rivers. Dave was a member of the Winterrowd Masonic Lodge in Dietrich, IL and the Cornell Lions Club. He was affiliated with the Cornell United Methodist Church and the Cornell Baptist Church. Dave enjoyed all aspects of the outdoors including hunting, fishing, and target shooting. He was even a pretty fair gunsmith for having no formal schooling or training in the matter. Some of his favorite memories were the many fishing trips to Canada and Alaska.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a church of the donors choice.