Gary Richard Davis
Gary Richard Davis, 65, New London, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 at the University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City.
Visitation was to begin at 9 a.m. on Wednesday at Elliott Chapel, with the family receiving friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and again from 4 to 6 p.m. There will be no formal services and cremation will be accorded following the visitation. Burial will be held at a later date. A memorial has been established for the Oakland Mills Nature Center.
He was born Dec. 5, 1947, in Burlington, the son of Richard Leland and Bonnie Jones Davis. He attended grade school and junior high school in New London and then Bettendorf High School.
He worked for the Henry County Roads Department. He enjoyed going to 34 Raceways, hunting, cheering on the Green Bay Packers and trips to Canada to fish. He was of the Christian faith.
He is survived by his daughter, Ann Davis of Mt. Pleasant; his parents, Richard and Bonnie Davis of Davenport; one sister, Francine “Lynn” (Dan) Long of Bettendorf.
He was preceded in death by one son, John Richard Davis.