Theodore David Duvall, 84, of Carmi passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2022. He was born in Maunie, IL on November 18, 1937 the son of Theodore and Ada V. (Stewart) Duvall. David married Janet M. Winiger on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 1959. David joined the United States Army and served as a MP from 1955 to 1958 followed by a year in the Army Reserves. He was an owner/operator Truck Driver with Landstar Ligon for 36 years. During his time he received numerous awards. David was a three million mile safe driver along with receiving the Roadstar Safe Driver award. He was proud to be the first father/son driver with Tim, to both receive the Roadstar Safe Driver award.
David grew up in Georgia General Baptist Church and later joined St.Polycarp Catholic Church. He enjoyed working on his truck and keeping it clean and ready to go, but his greatest joy was his children and grandchildren and watching and supporting them in all their activities.
David is survived by his wife of 62 years, Janet; four children, Cindy (Tim) Thompson of Crossville, Tim (Carla) Duvall of Carmi, Melinda (Craig) Draper of McLeansboro and Kristi (Jay) Conn of Louisville, KY; eight grandchildren Kassie Garrison (Andrew) Bouquet of St. Louis, MO, Jake (Katie) Duvall of Carmi, Brittanie Garrison of Nashville, TN, Katie Duvall of Carmi, Trent Williams of Evansville, IN, Trent (Kailey) Thompson of Carterville, IL, Travis Thompson of Grayville and Tanner Thompson of Crossville; seven great grandchildren, Beckett, Cole and Dawson Duvall, Everett and Heath Bouquet and Tucker and Hadley Thompson; a sister, Wanda Buttery of Carmi along with numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, Carolyn Joyce Embry, Vonda Bingman and Marilyn Hawkins, and a son-in-law, Bryan Williams.
Funeral services for David Duvall, 84, of Carmi will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi. Burial will follow in Kuykendall Cemetery in Carmi with full military honors by the Carmi American Legion and VFW. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi. Memorial contributions may be made in David's memory to the Brownsville School Foundation and will be accepted at Campbell Funeral Home.