Herrin- David W. Proctor, 42, of Belleville, formerly of Herrin, passed away at 7:43 pm, Monday, October 12, 2009 at his home.
David was born on December 31, 1966 in Kansas City, MO to Joe E. & Joanna M. (Ward) Proctor.
He graduated from Herrin High School in 1985 where he was on the football team, a tri-captain on the wrestling team and an all-state trombone player in the band. He received his undergraduate degree from Baylor University and later earned a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. Most recently he was a pharmaceutical representative for Sanofi-Aventis in the St. Louis area.
He was a Christian and was baptized into the fellowship of the First Baptist Church of Herrin in 1974. David enjoyed life and had many friends. His pride was his son, Nicholas. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Survivors include his parents, Joe and Joanna Proctor of Herrin, a son, Nicholas Ray Proctor of Belleville, and a brother, Daniel Proctor and family of Denton, TX. He is also survived by several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, October 17, 2009 at the First Baptist Church in Herrin. Rev. Don Grammer will officiate. A graveside committal service will be held at 2:30 pm, Saturday, October 17, 2009 at Lorimier Cemetery in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 6-9:00 pm, Friday, October 16, 2009 at First Baptist Church in Herrin. Funeral arrangements were made at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin.
Memorial donations are suggested to Herrin First Baptist Church and will be accepted at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home/ 201 S. 13th St/ Herrin, IL 62948.