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Daniel L Davis
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Daniel L. Davis passed peacefully into Glory at his home Tuesday, June 5, 2018. He was 93 years old.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 38 years, Evalene M. Davis.

He was a graduate of Bradley University in 1948.

Before graduation he had attended Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill, where he played football and was a member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. After two years at Northwestern he received his commission as a Officer in the United States Navy.

During WWll he served as a Underwater Demolition Officer and when the war ended was assigned a Executive Officer on LC1 692. His final assignment in the US Navy was on the USS LSM 185 which was decommissioned and he was discharged.


After his discharge from the US Navy he attended Bradley University and graduated with his Bachelor's Degree in 1948.

He spent 42 years with Uniroyal Chemical Company working in production, sales and purchasing until his retirement in 1994.

As a avid golfer he was a member of the Shenadoah Country Club in Baton Rouge, La , the Island Country Club in Plaquemine, La and the High Point Country Club in Essex, Il.

He is survived by his nephew Steven Weathersby of Minooka, Il whom he raised from the age of 3 years old.

Mr. Davis will be buried in Joliet, Il.

No services will be observed in Baton Rouge, La


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