Charles B. Davis, 71
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Charles B. Davis, 71, of Brook, died at 12:35 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at Jasper County Hospital in Rensselaer. He was born on Oct. 22, 1941, in Lake County.
A lifetime resident of Brook, he graduated from Brook High School in 1959 and married Barbara A. (Miller) Davis on July 17, 1959, in Boswell. He was a retired Superintendent for the Newton County Highway Department, a member of the Brook United Methodist Church and he enjoyed bowling, baseball and farmed for several years.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara A. Davis, Brook. His children: three sons, Thomas W. Davis (wife Fay), DeMoines, Iowa, John C. Davis, Salt Lake City, William S. Davis, Brook, and a daughter, Jennifer L. McCord, Brook. He also is survived by two brothers: Bill Denton (wife: Pat), Easton, Conn., George Davis (wife: Marsha), Kouts, and two sisters; Dottie Curtis (husband: Paul), Valparaiso and Joyce Scism, Parker, Colo. He also is survived by 10 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Estil G. "Budge" and Virginia Beagley Davis and one sister, Shirley Burley.
Visitation will be at 10:30-11:30 a.m., CST, on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at Brook United Methodist Church. Followed by a Celebration of Life service with Rev. John Huff and Richard E. Gerts officiating. Private interment at Riverside Cemetery in Brook. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jasper County Hospital Home Health Care and Hospice in care of Gerts Funeral Home, Brook.
Published in the Journal & Courier from Nov. 27 to Nov. 29, 2012