July 9, 1937 ~ December 11, 2013
Richard “Dick” H. Davis, 76, of Hampton Twp., our hardworking and loving husband, father, brother, uncle and friend passed away on the evening of Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at Caretel Inns after courageously battling a lingering illness.
Dick was born in Pittsburgh, PA. on July 9, 1937, the son of the late Harry and Anna (Toth) Davis. He was united in marriage on October 29, 1966 in St. John the Evangelist Church to the former Marilyn Daoust. Dick was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving from 1955-1959. He enjoyed antiques, the Red Wings and especially watching his son, Brian play hockey through the years. Dick was a dedicated employee of Reed Draper Chevrolet and Hickey Oldsmobile until their closings, and later worked in the maintenance department at Great Lakes Jr. College, then Davenport University. Dick’s loyal and kind hearted ways will always be remembered.
Dick leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of over forty-seven years, Marilyn and son, Brian W. Davis. He is also survived by his sisters-in-law, Beverly and husband, Tom Barden, Bernie Davis and many nieces, nephews and friends. In addition to his parents, Dick was preceded in death by his sister, Anna Mae Wheeler; brother, Bob Davis; niece, Brenda Konkle; beloved dog, Tasha and many other family members.
Dick’s family will be present to receive visitors on Sunday, December 15, 2013 from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM and again on Monday, December 16, 2013 from 10:00 AM until Dick’s 11:00 AM Funeral Ceremony at Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 955 N. Pine Rd., Hampton Twp. Fr. Dale Orlik will officiate with cremation to follow. Memorial contributions in memory of Dick may be directed to the Humane Society of Bay County or to a charity of the donor’s choice. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at www.skorupskis.com.
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My heart goes out to you Marilyn, it was and honor to care for Dick while he was at the BCMCF. Sending up prayers to comfort you and your family, God’s Blessings. Patricia Lotter
My thoughts and prayers are with Dick’s Family.
I worked with Dick when we were at Davenport University ( I was the receptionist)..He was the kindest, most wonderful person I had ever had the joy of calling my friend. I will miss him more than I can ever say. God be with you all. Kim Lee
My thoughts and prayer go out to you Marilyn. Patsy Weiss
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