William (Bill) Edward Davis, 82, passed away at his residence at 10:27 pm on Friday January 4, 2019.
He was born November 25, 1936 in Lafayette to the late Marion M. and Margaret E. (Montgomery) Davis.
Bill graduated from Lafayette Jefferson High School in 1955.
On February 10, 1954 Bill married Delores E. White. She preceded him in death on September 28, 2004.
Bill owned and operated a Standard Oil/Amoco Station for 41 years before retiring in 1993.
He was a member of the Eagles and Moose Lodges and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Bill will be remembered for his incredible sense of humor and generous and caring heart.
Surviving are four children, D. Yvonne Smith (husband Gary) of Fargo, ND, William E. Davis II (wife Victoria) of Lafayette, Jody A. Davis (fiancé Mike Ahlrich) of Lafayette and Teresa L. Davis of San Jose, Ca.; a sister, Sondra Strobel of Mt. Pleasant, SC. Also surviving are seven grandchildren, Brent Smith (wife Christina), Jason Smith (wife Sarah), Bill and Cassandra Davis, Nicholas Morehouse, Frank Cooley (wife Morgan) and Tarrah York (husband Tim) along with six great grandchildren, Amber and Katelyn Smith, Caleb and Hunter Cooley and Payton and TJ York.
Bill was preceded in death by his brother, Robert L. Davis, on September 11, 2003.
Visitation will be from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Soller-Baker Lafayette Chapel (400 Twyckenham Blvd, Lafayette, Indiana).
Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Soller-Baker Lafayette Chapel with Chaplain Rich Stoll officiating. Entombment will follow at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens.
Those wishing may contribute in William’s name to either Great Lakes Hospice, the American Heart Association or Diabetes Association.Read More