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Lewis ""Rex"" Davis


1922 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Lewis ""Rex"" Davis Obituary
Lewis "Rex" Davis of Hillsdale, Michigan passed away on Saturday, February 1, 2014 in his apartment at the Hillsdale County Medical Care Facility. He was born on June 11, 1922 in Hillsdale, Michigan to Elmer and Grace Davis.

Rex is survived by four children, Sarah Bell of Jonesville, Michael Davis of Quincy, Doug (Miriam) Davis of North Adams and Kathy (Tom) Johnston of North Adams; many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He was preceded in passing by his wife, Charlene Davis; one son-in-law, Patrick Bell; and one daughter-in-law, Darlene Davis.

Mr. Davis served our country in the United States Army during W.W.II. During his service he was decorated with the American Theater Ribbon, the EAME Theater Ribbon with 1 Bronze Star, the Good-Conduct Medal and the Victory Medal. Rex was also a member of the American Legion Post in Hillsdale. He was an avid sportsman who loved following the Hillsdale College Chargers in all sports, especially football. He enjoyed bowling, golfing and playing softball which is also how he got his first job. He also loved going to the casinos and buying lottery tickets.

A funeral service to honor the life of Rex will be held at the Hampton-Kurtz Funeral Home in Hillsdale on Thursday, February 6, 2014 beginning at 11:00 am. Interment with Military Honors will follow at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Hillsdale. The family will receive friends for visitation on Wednesday, February 5th from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the funeral home in Hillsdale.

Friends who wish may make memorial contributions to the Hillsdale County Medical Care Facility or to the Hillsdale County Senior Service Center.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Feb. 4, 2014
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