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David Harris Davis
Dec. 27, 1916 - Sept. 28, 2012
David H. Davis passed away September 28, 2012. He was born in Warroad, Minnesota, where he spent his youth. In 1937, he came to 25-Mile Creek (Lake Chelan), Washington with the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC).
Then in 1939 David was united in marriage with Ann Barks in Wenatchee, Washington. Long time orchardist and businessman, he lived at 25-Mile Creek where he and Ann raised their five children. David was active in community service, and he served on and chaired several boards, commissions, and service organizations including Lake Chelan School Board, Order of Masonic Lodge, Shriners International, Grange, Lake Chelan Historical Society, and Lions Club International. He also served as Chelan County commissioner from 1970 - 1977.
David was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.
He is survived by his wife Ann, of 72 years; and his five children: Joanne Lundby (Darrel) of Spokane; Jim Davis of Modesto, California; Judy Lisewych (Jerry) of Chelan; John Davis of Seattle; Jaryl Lore (Craig) of San Martin, California; and his six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
David will be remembered as a loving and caring husband, father, and grandfather. He lived a full life with strong principles that were a wonderful example to his family and friends. David loved to laugh: his laughter often filled the room and lifted spirits. He will be deeply missed.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, Oct. 5, at 2 p.m., at Jones & Jones - Betts Funeral Home, 302 9th Street, Wenatchee. Refreshments will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of David H. Davis to Central Washington Hospital Home Care & Hospice, 1020 N Wenatchee Ave., Wenatchee , WA 98801 or Shriners Hospital for Children - Spokane, 911 W. Fifth Avenue, Spokane, WA 99204.
Please express your thoughts and memories on the online guest book at jonesjonesbetts.com. Arrangements are by Jones & Jones ~ Betts Funeral Home.
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