Dan Latiker, 69, of Drummonds, died September 13, 2018 at home surrounded by his family. Dan was born in Kosciusko, MS on February 7, 1949, son of the late William and Erma Latiker. He joined the military, serving his country in the Vietnam War from 1969-1971 in the Army. After leaving the military, Dan was employed by Caterpillar in Montgomery, IL until his retirement. Dan is survived by his loving wife, Sandra; two daughters, Patricia (Randall) Carter of Aurora, IL and Melissa Williams of Munford; eight grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; two brothers, Ora Latiker of Belonzi, MS and Casselell (Lee Gussie) Latiker of Chicago, IL; one sister, Gloria Ann (Eric) Greene of Aurora, IL and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by brothers Bobbie Ray, Howard and Charlie and sisters Lue Avery and Ollie. Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Tuesday, September 18 at the Covington Funeral Home chapel with the family receiving friends two hours prior to the service. Interment services will take place at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 20 at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL.