David “Scuzzy” Eugene Northrup, 67 of Pontiac and formerly of Streator passed away Saturday evening March 20, 2021 at his home.
Visitation will be held Saturday from 10 – 12noon at the Winterrowd Funeral Home, Streator. Funeral services will be held at noon at the funeral home with cremation rite following services.
Scuzzy was born on November 22, 1953 in Streator to Merrill Edward and Betty Jane (Potter) Northrup.
Surviving are daughters, Kristy (Tim) Harvey of Streator and Carrie (Adam) Handzus of Gardner, grandchildren, Noah and Kayla Harvey, LynnDee Hale, Bryce and MadaLee Handzus, siblings, Randy (Pam) Northrup of LaSalle, Mark (Julie) Northrup of O’Fallon, MO, Marlene (James) Russell of Bloomington, Kelly (Scott) Hamblin of Mangrum, OK and Ralph Scott of Streator and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, son David Eugene Northrup Jr in infancy, brothers, Jeffrey and Merrill “Ed” Northrup and a sister Sandra Scott Rogers.
Scuzzy attended Streator schools, was employed at R.R. Donnelly in Pontiac for 23 years, and had D.J. Ain’t Skeered D J Services. He was a longtime supporter of the Screaming Eagles. Scuzzy loved telling jokes and fun to be around and close friends that he considered family that helped take him of him over the years.
Memorials may be made in his name to the Screaming Eagles Toy Drive.
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