David W. Davis, 79 of Chester passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Town and Country, Missouri.
Born on March 8, 1941 in Eldorado, David was the son of Joseph and Mary Davis (nee Walker), and they preceded him in death. David was also preceded in death by his two infant children, his brothers, Donald Davis and William Davis, and his brother-in-law, Jack Harrison.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 59 years, E. Jane Davis (nee Barrnett) of Chester; his daughters, Dava (Jerry) Uhls of Tallahassee, Florida and Donna (Jeff) Davitz of Ellis Grove; his sister, Mary Jo Harrison of Eldorado; sister-in-law, Janet Davis of Harrisburg; his grandchildren, David Pautler of Tallahassee, Florida, Kacie (Michael) Simpson of Evansville, Illinois, Jeffrey (Krystal) Davitz of Ellis Grove; and his great-grandchildren, Austin and Emma Davitz of Ellis Grove.
David worked as a lineman with GTE Telephone Co. for many years. His greatest joy in life was spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the ACPMP-Appendix Cancer Psuedomyxoma Peritonel Research Foundation, 2021 L Street NW, Suite 101-244, Washington, D.C. 20036.
A memorial service is being planned for a later date. Hoffen Funeral Home in Millstadt is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.hoffenfh.com.