Richard Lee "Dutch" Davis, 95, of

Mentone, Ind., passed away at 3 a.m. on

Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at his residence.

He was born on March 19,

1924, in Athens, Ind., to

Harvey and Fay Kamp Davis.

He was a lifetime

Kosciusko County area resident, graduated

in 1942 from Akron High School and

was a United States Marine veteran. He

was married on March 1, 1947, in Fort

Wayne, Ind., to Eileen Joan Study, who preceded him on Nov.

14, 2008. He was formerly employed with the Carpenter’s

Union #413 in South Bend as a tile setter.

He was a member of the American Legion Post #49 in

Warsaw, Fraternal Order of Eagles in Rochester and V.F.W.

Post 1341 in Rochester.

He is survived by two daughters, Rainelle (Terry) Dowell,

of Mentone; and Leslie (Charles) Jarvis, of Green Valley, Ariz.;

son, Jeffrey Davis, of Claypool; six grandchildren; 11 greatgrandchildren;

and brother, Marvin (Nora) Davis, of Warsaw.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Michael

Davis; two sisters, Juanita Plunkett and Mildred Creager;

brother, Francis Davis; and infant brother, Dever Davis.

Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of

Kosciusko County, 4356 N. Ind. 15, Warsaw, Ind. No public

services will be held.


Memorials to the Animal Welfare League of Kosciusko

County, 3489 E. CR 100S, Pierceton, IN 46562.

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