KENNETH L. DAVIS, 78 BELVIDERE - Kenneth L. Davis, 78, died Saturday, September 14, 2013. Born on August 5, 1935, to A.B. and Ellen Davis in Champaign, Illinois. He was an engineer for Walter Norris for over 23 years and also Advanced Machine Engineering for over 20 years. Ken proudly served in the U.S. Navy. He was on the board for several years at Rockford First. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing. His hands were always busy and productive. Most importantly, Ken loved and cared for his family. Survived by wife, Kitty Davis; son, Kenneth Lee (Jody) Davis, Jr.; daughter, and his princess, Laura Kathy (Dietmar) Goellner; siblings, John Davis, Carolyn (Larry) Campbell and Debbie (Charlie) Chivers; sister-in-law, Louise Davis; grandchildren, Noah, Nicholas, Alexander, Hannah, Hayley, Dakota, Montana and Nevada; great-grandchildren, Emma, Cole, Wyatt Lee, Paislee and Audrey Kensley, all of whom loved, respected and admired him dearly. Predeceased by his brother, George. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, September 18, at Rockford First Church, 5950 Spring Creek Rd., Rockford, with a visitation from 4 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, September 17, also at the church. Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory is honored to be assisting the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family for a fund to be established at a later date. To share a memory or express condolences, visit honquestfh.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Sept. 17 to Sept. 18, 2013