David A. Haley


DURAND — David A. Haley, 59, of Durand, died suddenly Friday March 29, 2019, at Rockford Memorial Hospital. 

He was born in Dixon, December 9, 1959, the son of Frank and Delores (Noble) Haley, Sr.

David worked as a Black topper for various companies doing road construction.  He also worked for electrician Ron Giese, as well as Doden Silos of Mendota during the 1980's.

David was an avid Chicago Bears and NASCAR fan, he also enjoyed working in his yard, bird watching, playing guitar and singing. He also loved spending time with his family, especially his grandson Elijah "Popeye" and his companion Rex.

He was preceded in death by his father; step-father, Robert Doden; his brother, Frank Haley, Jr.; and two sisters, Janeece Schaefer and Sue Ohlendorf.

Survivors include his wife, Joann of Durand; his daughter, Rachel (Chad) Foster, of Pecatonica; his son, Kyle Zissler of Durand; his grandson, Elijah Zissler; his mother, Delores Doden, of Mendota; his mother and father-in-law, Carolyn and Dale Lapp, of Freeport; sister-in-law, Julie Jacobs, of Freeport; and brother-in-law, Kerry Schaefer, of Indiana.

Visitation will be held from 2 – 4 p.m., on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, in the Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., on Thursday, April 4, in the McCorkle Funeral Home in Durand. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery in Durand. Visitation will also be held on Thursday from 10 a.m. until time of service in the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent online at www.thejonesfh.com and www.mccorklefuneralhome.com

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