December 30, 1921 - January 17, 2012 ELKHART, Ind. - Harvard L. Davis, 91, of Elkhart passed away at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 17 at Elkhart General Hospital. He was born December 30, 1921, in Grayson, Kentucky, to Charles and Martha ( Everman) Davis. On June 1, 1951, in Three Rivers, Michigan, he married Donna J. Kauffman.
She survives, along with a daughter, Patricia Davis of Elkhart; a son, Michael Davis of Cumberland, R.I.; five granddaughters; six great grandchildren; and a sister, Betty (Kenneth) Shriner of Warsaw, Indiana. Harvard was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers and sisters.
Harvard was the proprietor of Davis Bos's Furniture in Elkhart for 35 years and retired in 1986. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. Harvard was also a Merchant Marine. There will be no services, and cremation will take place. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.