Private family services to be held at a later date.
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, Mount Pulaski
MOUNT PULASKI - Earl D. “Farmer” Davis Jr. 86, of
Williamsville passed away on Sunday August 28, 2016
at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.
Earl was born on May 29, 1930 in rural Elkhart, the
son of Earl D. and Ruth E. (Hanslow) Davis Sr. He
married Carole Lantz on May 14, 1954 in Elkhart. She
preceded him in death on November 25, 2013.
Earl is survived by his children, Cindy (Mike)
Franzen of Witt, Cathy Davis Johnson of
Williamsville, Doug (Cheryl) Davis of Elkhart, and
Greg Davis of Williamsville; his siblings, Earline
Miller of Elkhart, Helen Tobias of Middletown, and
Clarence (Mary) Davis of Minneapolis, MN; his
grandchildren, Christopher Franzen, Corey Franzen,
Liz Thackrey, Kyle Davis, Matt Davis, and Aaron
Davis; three great-grandchildren, Brady Franzen ,
Harper Thackrey, and Kinley Thackrey. He was
preceded in death by his parents, wife, and sister,
Earl proudly served in the United States Army and
was stationed in Alaska. He enjoyed fishing and
Private family graveside services for Earl will be
held at a later date in Elkhart Cemetery. Memorial
donations may be made in Earl’s name to The Elkhart
American Legion Post #616 Services have been
entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home,
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