John E. Davis, 69, of Silver Lake, Ind., passed away Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, at his home.
He was born Jan. 18, 1943, in Fulton County, Ind., to John B. and Hilda Dilts Davis.
He retired after 43 years from the Kosciusko County Highway Department. He enjoyed working on trucks and tractors and also enjoyed the seasonal work of hauling pontoons to and from the lakes in the area. He was formerly a member of the Moose Lodge and the Eagles.
Mr. Davis is survived by his significant other of 31 years: Patricia Keith, Silver Lake; a daughter: Tammy Stanton, Oswego, Ind., a son: Tony Alton, Bakersfield, Calif.; a granddaughter: Bridget Stanton Warsaw, Ind.; a grandson: Kenneth Stanton Jr., Warsaw; a brother: Ed Davis, Bluffton, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 10, at Hartzler Funeral Home, Akron. Graveside services will follow at 12:30 p.m. at the Akron Cemetery, Akron.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family of John E. Davis.