Joseph J. Davis Sr.

DAVIS, JOSEPH J., SR.; age 88; of Bloomfield Hills; died January 7, 2013. He was born in Pontiac, Michigan and was a resident of Bloomfield Township for 58 years. Beloved husband of Betty L. Davis (1991); loving father of Deborah (Stephen) Isgrigg, Vicki (the late Robert) Flook, Colin (Cindy), Roxanne (William) Davis-Sharp, (the late) Bonnie (Jeffery) Ebel, Joseph Jr. (Kathy); dearest grandfather of 12 and great grandfather of 8. He was a W.W.II veteran, serving as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army, 96th "Deadeyes" Infantry Division as a combat medic in the Philippines and Okinawa. The 96th was given a Presidential Commendation for their action in the Pacific Theater. Among other medals, he was awarded the Bronze Star for Valor, for which he was very proud. In 1976, after 30 years, he retired from General Motors, Fisher Body, Tool and Die Division. After retirement he had an active career in the recycling business. Visitation Friday, January 11, 2013 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Pixley Funeral Home Godhart-Tomlinson Chapel, 2904 Orchard Lake Rd., Keego Harbor. Funeral Service Saturday January 12, 2013 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be at Pine Lake Cemetery in West Bloomfield, MI. Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children Hospital or a . Share a memory online at

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Pixley Funeral Home Godhardt-Tomlinson Chapel
2904 Orchard Lake Road Keego Harbor, MI 48320
(248) 682-0200
Published in The Oakland Press from Jan. 9 to Jan. 10, 2013