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Edward Blaine "Eddie" Davis


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Edward Blaine "Eddie" Davis Obituary
Edward "Eddie" Blaine Davis

Montgomery Village, MD - Age 92, of Montgomery Village, MD, formerly of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on January 1, 2019, after a short illness.

Born in Clearfield, PA, on August 14, 1926, he was the oldest of six children of Byron and Wilda Davis. After graduating from Westport High School in Kansas City, MO, he joined the US Navy, serving in Chicago. Eddie earned his BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and retired from the DuPont Company in 1986 with 38 years of service, including various assignments in Texas, Tennessee, and Delaware. He was a member of Congregation Beth Emeth and the Jewish Federation of Delaware. Eddie was a lifelong learner, active for many years at the University of Delaware Academy of Lifelong Learning, and graduated from the art theory program at the Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia. His hobbies included photography, sailing, guitar, writing poetry, and SCUBA diving. Traveling enriched his life, especially trips to Europe, Egypt, Israel, and many trips diving in the Caribbean.

Preceded by death by his wife of 65 years, Jeanne Marie Bentley Davis, of Chicago, IL in 2012; Eddie is survived by his two daughters, Victoria Jeanne Davis of CA and Elizabeth Davis Deahl (Gary) of MD; two grandsons, Shawn Cosgrove and Brian Cosgrove; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers; two sisters, and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be 11:00 am, Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Beth Emeth Memorial Park, 1220 Faulkland Road, Wilmington, DE 19805. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Congregation Beth Emeth, 300 W. Lea Boulevard, Wilmington, DE 19802 or a .

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Published in The News Journal on Jan. 11, 2019
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