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Jerry L. Davis

January 5, 1934 December 18, 2019
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Jerry Leroy Davis, 85

WARSAW – Jerry Leroy Davis, 85, passed away at 3:08 p.m. Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at Mason Health and Rehabilitation Center in Warsaw.
He was born in Hartford City on January 5, 1934 to George Virgil Davis and Ola G. (Overmyer) Davis. Both of his parents preceded him in death.
Jerry graduated from Hartford City High School in 1953. He served in the United States Army from 1956 until 1957. He retired in 1991 from 3M Company where he was a Supervisor in Maintenance. He had worked there for 34 years.
He married Sarah Electa (Wilson) Davis on January 27, 1984 at First Christian Church in Hartford City.
Jerry was a member of First Christian Church and Masonic Lodge F & Am #106 in Hartford City and American Legion Post 253 in North Webster, IN.
He is survived by his wife, Sarah E. Davis of Warsaw; sons, Brian D. (wife, Catherine) Davis of Lynn Haven, FL and Stanton J. (wife, Nancy) Davis of Aurora, CO; daughter, Brenda D. Davis of Gurnee, IL; 8 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brother, James J. (wife, Myrna) Davis of Lapel; 1st wife, Trudie D. (Hanson) Davis of Gurnee, IL; several nieces and nephews.
He is also preceded in death by his siblings, Vera L. Palmer, Robert G. Davis and Virgil I. Davis.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, December 23, 2019 at Keplinger Funeral Home, 509 N. High St. Hartford City with Rev. Bob Harmon officiating. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory in Muncie with Military Honors by Dunkirk American Legion. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, December 22, 2019 and from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, December 23, 2019 at Keplinger Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215.
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