David W. Flinchum, 69, Davis, IL, died at 12:20 a.m., Sunday, August 26, 2018 in Mercy Health after a brief illness.\r\n\r\nBorn November 29, 1948 in Matoaka, WV, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred and Letha (McKinney) Flinchum. Married the former Nancy L. Johnson in Elmhurst, IL on July 25, 1970. He was employed as a mechanical engineer by Lucent Tech, retiring in 2013. Veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the US Army.\r\n\r\nSurvivors include his wife Nancy Flinchum; daughter Jennifer DuBar; son Michael Flinchum and grandchildren Briell, Dale, Aiden and Emme. He was preceded in death by his parents.\r\n\r\nPer David’s wishes, cremation rites will be accorded.