David J. Wherry


David "Dave" J. Wherry, 72, passed away November 22, 2018, in Danville, Ill.
He was born in Danville on November 5, 1946, the son of John and Clara S. Wherry. His parents preceded him in death. His sister, Juliet "Jill" (Andrew) W. Onderdonk of Walpole, Mass., passed away in March 2019.
David's survivors include sisters, Marcia J. Wherry of Springfield, and Judith "Judy" (Troy) W. Armstrong of Sacramento, Calif.; brother-in-law, Andy Onderdonk; nephews Mark Onderdonk and Zachary Armstrong; nieces Jessica Armstrong, Sara Jastrem and Abby DeMolina; and several cousins. Long-time companion, Vicki Brewer, and his close friends in the Claywell family also survive.
Dave attended Danville schools and graduated from Westville High School. His passion was golf - playing with friends and in area tournaments and offering intense commentary on televised golf. He enjoyed fishing, traveling and living out west.
He worked in sales in several states and retired from KIK Custom Products.
A Memorial Service will be at 11:30 a.m. July 10, at Turtle Run Golf Course and Banquet Center. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
His family appreciates the dedication and services of medical providers and staff during the last months of David's life.
Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 3940 N. Vermilion St., Danville, IL 61834, is in charge of arrangements. Please join David's family in sharing photos and memories on his tribute wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com
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Nancy Hoffmann
Jul 11, 2019
Marcia and family, so sorry for your loss of Dave and Jill. Dave and I shared many early morning talks and then some on my visits to Illinois. He was a very special person in Vicki’s life and I was very happy to get to know him. He will be sadly missed I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.