Gary George Davis
Gary George Davis, 74, passed away at home on Friday, August 8, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. Visitation will be held on Monday, August 11, 2014 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Hamilton's on Westown Parkway, 3601 Westown Parkway in West Des Moines, IA. The funeral service will be on Tuesday, August 12 at 1:00 p.m. at Windsor United Methodist Church, 6222 University Ave., Des Moines, IA.
Gary was born on August 31, 1939 in Fort Dodge, IA to Madge Marie (Pooler) and Roy Frederick Davis. He graduated from the University of Iowa and from the San Francisco College of Mortuary Sciences. He was a funeral director for Hamilton's Funeral Home for 43 years. Gary was very active in his free time. He was an avid Chicago Cubs and Iowa Hawkeyes fan, a stamp collector, a gardener, a regular patron of The Front Row, and a devoted member of Windsor United Methodist Church. He was also a member of Cambio Club, NW Optimist Club, the Des Moines Philatelie Society, and the Plate Numbers Collectors Society.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Judy; children, Kevin (Tami) Davis, Steven Davis, and Barb (Benton McClaran) Fatino; grandchildren, Sarah Fatino and Charles Bergmann; and a host of other family and best friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Windsor United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.
Hamilton's Funeral Home
3601 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Published in Des Moines Register on Aug. 10, 2014