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Harold E. Davis

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Davis, Harold E.
1921 - 2018
Harold E. Davis, passed away peacefully at his home in Florida 3/12/18 at age 97. He was born in Jackson, OH 1/17/21. He is preceeded in death by wife Julia and parents Ellis and Laura Davis. He is survived by brother, Donald; and sons, Stephen (Melanie), David, John (Bunny) and Robert. He had 7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. He served honorably in the Army Air Force during WWII in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. He received Good Conduct, American Campaign and European African Middle Eastern medals. He also received 2 Bronze Stars and WWII Victory Medal. He graduated with a business degree from The Ohio State University in 1947. He was Deputy Director of Logistics (Supply Operations) for the Department of Defense for 34 years. He earned numerous awards, he was most proud of receiving the Meritorious Civilian Service Award and Exceptional Civilian Service Award. He was a charter member of the Whitehall-Bexley Rotary Club as well as a member of Shriners, Mason and VFW. He was a supporting Alumni of The Ohio State University. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed winters in St. Simons Island with his wife Julia until her passing. A memorial service will be held on April 7, 2018 at 11 am at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, 5600 E. Broad St. Columbus, OH.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Apr. 1, 2018
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