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 Charles W. “Bill” Davis

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Charles W. “Bill” Davis

Birth
Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois, USA
Death
21 Oct 2008 (aged 92)
Southaven, DeSoto County, Mississippi, USA
Burial
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Memorial ID
51382286 View Source


Charles W. "Bill" Davis, Galesburg Chapel
age 92 of Horn Lake, Ms. formerly of Galesburg, IL. died Tuesday October 21, 2008 in Southaven, Ms.
He was born October 14, 1916 in Galesburg, IL. the son of T. "Jeff" Davis and Rosa V. "Imschweiler" Davis. He married Kathryn E. Bauer in Galesburg, IL. on May 29, 1938 she preceded him in death March 31, 2000.
He is survived by one son Chuck and Suzanne Davis, Jr. of Asheville, N.C., two daughters Janeen and Bill Marshall, and Betty and John Herhalt both of Horn Lake, Ms., six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
He graduated from Galesburg High School in 1934 and was a Knox College under-graduate of the class of 1938. He worked at the former Gale Products and Admiral Corp. for 14 years. He was a building contractor and also owned and operated a grocery store on East Main St. for several years. He was a member of the Universalist Church serving on the church board of trustees and as moderator. He was a member of S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.A., and sang in one of their quartets. He was an avid Siwash supporter and a member of the Knox-Lombard 50 year Club. He loved to write poetry for the amusement of his family and Siwasher friends.
Cremation was accorded. Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday November 29, 2008 at 10 AM at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Chapel with Rev Marilyn Anell officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Memorials maybe made to the Knox College Athletic Department, Knox-Lombard 50 Year Club, or the charity of the donors choice.

Hinchliff-Pearson-West


Charles W. "Bill" Davis, Galesburg Chapel
age 92 of Horn Lake, Ms. formerly of Galesburg, IL. died Tuesday October 21, 2008 in Southaven, Ms.
He was born October 14, 1916 in Galesburg, IL. the son of T. "Jeff" Davis and Rosa V. "Imschweiler" Davis. He married Kathryn E. Bauer in Galesburg, IL. on May 29, 1938 she preceded him in death March 31, 2000.
He is survived by one son Chuck and Suzanne Davis, Jr. of Asheville, N.C., two daughters Janeen and Bill Marshall, and Betty and John Herhalt both of Horn Lake, Ms., six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
He graduated from Galesburg High School in 1934 and was a Knox College under-graduate of the class of 1938. He worked at the former Gale Products and Admiral Corp. for 14 years. He was a building contractor and also owned and operated a grocery store on East Main St. for several years. He was a member of the Universalist Church serving on the church board of trustees and as moderator. He was a member of S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.A., and sang in one of their quartets. He was an avid Siwash supporter and a member of the Knox-Lombard 50 year Club. He loved to write poetry for the amusement of his family and Siwasher friends.
Cremation was accorded. Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday November 29, 2008 at 10 AM at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Chapel with Rev Marilyn Anell officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Memorials maybe made to the Knox College Athletic Department, Knox-Lombard 50 Year Club, or the charity of the donors choice.

Hinchliff-Pearson-West

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