Richard E Davis

August 24th, 1925 to December 4th, 2012
Richard E. Davis, 87, of Port Huron passed away December 4, 2012 at home.

Richard was born August 24, 1925 in Redford, Michigan and moved to Port Huron as a young boy. He was the son of the Reverend Harold H. and Mildred Davis.

He married Patricia McMann on September 5, 1950 at St. Edwards Catholic Church in Lakeport. They enjoyed a 62-year loving marriage. Patricia preceded him in death by just a few months. After graduation from Port Huron High School during World War II, Richard served in the U. S. Navy. Upon his return he went on to gain his Bachelors degree at Central Michigan University.

Richard used his background in chemistry to build a career at Port Huron Paper Co. and the City of Port Huron.

He enjoyed the outdoors with gardening, fishing, swimming and boating as well as winter sports.

Richard was the proud father of Richard E. Davis, Jr. (Cheryl) of Stevens Point, WI and Marcy Davis Kerr (Stewart) of Lake Forest, IL. He was the loving grandfather of Dylan, Cheyanne and Andrea Davis and Stewart III and Caroline Kerr.

A memorial service will be held at 12:00 on Saturday, December 22 at Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 11am until noon.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Legion, Post 8 or the Council on Aging, Port Huron.

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