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David Byron Hungate
March 17, 1962 ~ March 29, 2023 (age 61) 61 Years Old
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David Byron Hungate, age 61, of Thompsonville, passed away at 4:38 p.m., Wednesday, March 29, 2023, at the Herrin Hospital.
David’s wishes are to be cremated with no public services.
Cremation arrangements are through the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.
David Byron Hungate was born on March 17, 1962, in Alton, IL; the son of Stewart B. Hungate and Delories “June” (Talley) Hungate.
He was the retired owner/operator of Smokin’ Daves Tattoo and Piercing. He also formerly owned and operated Exit 83 CB Shop.
David enjoyed his grand-babies, fishing, playing the guitar, riding motorcycles, tattooing, working on CB radios, and cooking. He was the past-president of ABATE. He also loved his dogs.
David honorably served his country in the U.S. Air Force.
Surviving are two daughters: Cassidy Shamp and husband Matthew of Ogden, Illinois, Latasha Hungate of Benton, Illinois; five grandchildren whom he dearly loved: Jason Friesen, Gohan Wiggins, Aaron Todd all of Benton, Illinois, Eliana and Clayton Shamp of Ogden, Illinois; a brother Stewart V. Hungate and wife Melissa of Benton, Illinois; nephews Taylor Hungate and wife Ashlee, Grante Hungate and wife Madison; a niece Erica Hungate; two great-nieces: Paislynn and Everley.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother Paul Dean Hungate; an aunt, Pauline Bono.
To leave online condolences to the family, or to share memories of David, visit www.lpfuneralhome.com