Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. this evening at Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services in Gadsden with a personal memorial service at 7 p.m. for Mr. William Davey, 87, of Gadsden, who died Oct. 6, 2012. Burial will be at Catholic Cemetery in Manly, Iowa, on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, with a graveside service at 10 a.m.
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Mr. Davey was a decorated World War II and Korean War veteran, having served in the Navy.
Mr. Davey is survived by his wife of 30 years, Corrine Davey; stepson, Rick (Joyce) Merkel of Gadsden; stepdaughter, Sharilyn (James) Forcht of Halls, Tenn.; nephews, Ralph and Jimmy Davey; and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Diabetes Foundation.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.collier-butler.com.
Published in The Gadsden Times on Oct. 8, 2012