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SOUTH PEKIN ~ Anthony Angelo “Fat Man” Davis, 61, of South Pekin, passed away at 4:05 p.m. Saturday, July 14, 2018 at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

He was born June 7, 1957 in Pekin to Elvin Cecil and Francis Gertrude (Belles) Davis. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Phyllis Landrith and one brother, Melvin Davis.

Surviving are his life partner, Katherine Nash; two daughters, Carry (Eric) Burtsfield of South Pekin and Talona Davis of Pekin; three sons, Jeffery Flynn and Mitch Nash, both of Pekin and Anthony Davis II of South Pekin; 16 grandchildren; his first great-grandchild on the way and five siblings, Ollie Brackett, Jack Davis, Midge Davis, Bill (Jean) Davis and Debra (Mike) Christianson.

A jokester, Anthony enjoyed fishing and working on cars and bikes and a good cold beer. His greatest joy was spending time with his family.

A gathering celebrating Anthony’s life will be held at a later date. Cremation has been accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society, 4234 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria 61614 or the donor’s choice.

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