Davis, Tom Lee (Dayton)

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Tom Davis
Tom Davis

Tom Lee Davis, 91, of Dayton, died on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga.

He was born May 15, 1927, in the Brockdale community to the late James A. Davis and Dora (Norris) Davis. He was also preceded in death by the mother of his children Beatrice Davis; his sisters Leona Barger and Beulah Cunningham; his brothers John Davis, Jim Davis, Billy Davis, Joe Davis and Wendell Davis.

Tom had been a resident of Dayton since 1994 moving from Battle Creek, Mi. He served his country in the U.S. Army. Tom was a heavy equipment operator at Universal Crane Co., Battle Creek, MI for 37 years. He was a CB Club member and enjoyed walking the Mackinac Bridge for 23 years. Tom was of the Church of God faith.

He is survived by his sons, Charlie Davis and David (Patsy) Davis of Dayton; his stepdaughter, Betti James of Cheyenne, Wy.; his sister, Martha Davis of Dayton; his sister-in-law, Joann Davis of Grandview; four grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Tom will be held on Friday, May 25, at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Leland Frazier officiating. He will be laid to rest in Pleasantview Cemetery in Graysville with military honors.

Please share your memories of Tom on his online guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com .

The family is being cared for by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton where they will receive friends on Wednesday and Thursday, from 6-8 p.m.

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