David A. Colvis

David A. Colvis, 66, of Chester, Illinois, passed away at 1:52 pm, Thursday, February 16, 2023 at Memorial Hospital, Chester, Illinois.


He was born to the late Kenneth and Shirley (nee Miller) Colvis on September 21, 1956 in Red Bud, Illinois.


David had worked as a millwright for the Carpenter’s Union Hall for over 40 years.

He was a member of St, Mary’s Church of Divine Maternity in Ellis Grove, Illinois. David enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing cards and watching NASCAR. He also used to be an avid motorcycle rider. David loved spending time with his great granddaughters and the love of his life, Pat.



Love of His Life:

Pat Rushing Chester, IL

1 Step Son:

Greg (Tammy) Rushing Chester, IL

2 Sisters:

Tina (Mike) Korando Jacob, IL

Beth (Larry) Runge Walsh, IL

1 Sister-in-law:

Rita Colvis Chester, IL

2 Granddaughters:

Kayla Welge and Trisha Junger (Avery)

2 Great Granddaughters:

Austyn and Josie

Many Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces and Nephews, Cousins and Friends


Preceded in Death by: Parents, 1 Step Son – Tim Rushing and 1 Brother – Tony Colvis


It was David’s wish to be cremated.


A memorial service will be held at a later date at the Salty Dawg in Chester, Illinois.


Memorials in honor of David may be made to the family and are being accepted at Pechacek Funeral Homes, Chester, Illinois.