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Brandon Lee Welker

May 26th, 1979 – January 30th, 2019

Brandon Lee Welker, age 39 of Astoria, IL, passed away at 4:00 pm Wednesday, January 30, 2019 as a result of an auto accident at US Highway 24 and Roskamp Road in Banner, Illinois. He was born on May 26, 1979 in Rushville, Illinois, the son of Donnie Lee and Jody (Fisher) Welker.

Brandon worked for Laborer's Union #231. He also worked for the Astoria Meat Market where owner Mike Pigg stated Brandon was the best deer skinner that he had ever seen.

He was outdoors oriented. Brandon fished, hunted mushrooms and loved being outdoors, overall. He had a heart of gold for the elderly and needy, helping out whenever he could.

He enjoyed playing pitch, especially with his grandpa.

He had a great sense of humor and loved his kids and family dearly.

Brandon is survived by his children, Donnie, Emma, and Aubri Welker, all of Astoria, his children's mother, Mandy Cox of Astoria, his mother Jody Davis of Astoria, his sister Brandy Welker of Astoria, two brothers, Whitney (and Jordyn) Davis of Astoria and Chase (and Lindsey Donlan) Davis of Summum, grandfather Richard Fisher of Summum, and Grandmother Judy Hopkins of Summum.

He was preceded in death by father Donnie Lee Welker, father Dick Davis, and grandmother Willa Fisher.

The family will receive friends at the Jody Davis residence at 516 East Washington Street in Astoria on Saturday, February 2nd from 11 am until 3 pm. Anyone wishing to make a memorial in Brandon's memory can do so to his children or a charity of your choice.



Condolences


February 1st, 2019

So sorry for your loss

February 1st, 2019

So very sorry for your loss! Hugs & Prayers
Love,
Amy (Cox) Pepper & Family

February 1st, 2019

So sorry for your loss. Dan and Kathy

February 1st, 2019

Thinking of you and all your family. So sorry for your loss 🙏. Becky Lundeen

February 1st, 2019

Robbie and i send condolences to DONNIE,EMMA AUBRI AND JODY. THERE ARE JUST NO WORD'S MY HEART AND PRAYER'S GO OUT TO YOU AND THE FAMILY.

February 1st, 2019

We are so sorry for the loss of your loved one. You have our deepest sympathy.
Pete and Dee Egleton and family

February 1st, 2019

Jody - We are so sorry for your loss. Please know we hold you in our hearts. Jodie and Robbin Kost

February 1st, 2019

So sorry to hear about Brandon. You’re in our thoughts & prayers. Mark & Mary S Clayton

February 1st, 2019

Deepest sympathy for the family. So sorry for your lost. Many prayers sent.-- Georgia Duckwiler

February 1st, 2019

My heart is heavy saying goodbye to you brandon. My love goes out to the family and many friends . One thing he did was put smiles on so many faces. Forever I will miss you.

February 1st, 2019

My heart is heavy saying goodbye to you brandon. My love goes out to the family and many friends . One thing he did was put smiles on so many faces. Forever I will miss you. Praying for healing to the hearts that are broken right now. - lots of love Nichole Westlake

February 1st, 2019

Sorry for your loss

February 1st, 2019

My heartfelt sympathies for all Brandon's family and friends. Linda Lea Windsor

February 1st, 2019

I’m sorry for your loss, keeping you and your family in my prayers. (Hugs)

February 1st, 2019

So sorry for you loss to the entire family. Keeping you in my prayers. Linda Schneider

February 1st, 2019

Jodie and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. May God wrap his arms around you and know I am here if you need anything. Lynn Spencer

February 1st, 2019

So sorry for your loss! You all are in my thoughts and prayers!
❤Lindsay(Carmean)Tilton and family

February 2nd, 2019

Condolences to the entire family, and prayers of peace and comfort.
-from the Gilbert family

February 2nd, 2019

So sorry ❤️

February 2nd, 2019

Brandon will be missed. So sorry. Dick and Connie M

February 2nd, 2019

Please except my deepest condolences. May you find comfort in knowing that your dear loved one is safe in the memory of God, and in his assuring words found in John 5:28, 29.

February 2nd, 2019

Prayers for your family! We are so sorry for your loss! Rick and KATHY Heller

February 2nd, 2019

Our family was so sorry & sad to hear about Brandon. Bless all of you. Steve & Pam Burget.

February 2nd, 2019

My thoughts and prayers to Jody and the rest of the family. Joyce Angel

February 2nd, 2019

We are so sorry for your loss. Praying that God will comfort and strengthen each of you. Bob and Melba Baker

February 2nd, 2019

Jodie, Judy, and family,I know words are never enough to erase the pain that you are feeling at this time.
May the Lord bless you with the gathering of family and friends to help you through this unexpected loss.
Sandra K Yocum

February 2nd, 2019

so sorry for your loss. prayers for comfort at this time of loss. Kathy and Maurice cox.

February 3rd, 2019

Our deepest condolences for your loss. Prayers for the children and all the family.

February 3rd, 2019

Gary & Cheryl (Cox) Matteson.