Arthur Davis

Saturday, September 30, 2006

ANNA, Ill. -- Arthur Owen Davis, 73, of Anna died Thursday, Sept. 28, 2006, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion, Ill.

He was born Aug. 23, 1933, at Flat River, Mo., son of Everett Lee and Flora L. Connell Davis. He and Betty L. Fink were married Aug. 1, 1960, in Anna.

Davis had been a mechanic, welder and truck driver.

He was a veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Peggy Murray and Lori Thompson of Anna; two brothers, Everett Davis Jr. of Wisconsin Dells, Wis., Donald Davis of Rockford, Ill.; a sister, Janet Wallmeyer of Ware, Ill.; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, three brothers and four sisters.

Friends may call at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Richard Keeley officiating. Burial will be in Busby Cemetery at Goreville, Ill., with military honors conducted by Carroll P. Foster VFW Post 3455.