L. Dale Davis, 79, of Columbus, passed from this life at 1:48 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at his home.
Dale retired from Cummins Engine Company in 1997, where he had served for 34 years.
Mr. Davis was born Jan. 7, 1939, in Daviess County. He was the son of David Arthur and Leona Clark Davis.
He married Trudy Gilley on Oct. 1, 1961.
The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday at Barkes, Weaver and Glick Funeral Home on Jonathan Moore Pike.
Family and friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to time of service at the funeral home.
Entombment will be at Garland Brook Mausoleum.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Online condolences and special memories may be shared with the Davis family at barkesweaverglick.com
Survivors include his wife of 56 years; their children, Tami (Dan) Fischer of Columbus, Rodney (Mary) Davis of Seymour and Brian (Nicole) Davis of Saginaw, Michigan; grandchildren Ryan (Caroline) Fischer, Louis Del Rosario, Alisha Davis, Emily Davis and Brandon Davis; great-grandchildren Walker Fischer and Chandler Fischer; a brother Don (Betty) Davis of Washington, Indiana; and sisters Louidean Dillon of Huntsville Alabama, and Norma Sturgeon of Vincennes, Indiana.
He is preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Clark Davis; and a sister, Marie Matheny.
Published on February 13, 2018