Saturday, April 26th, 2008
Complete Obituary
Orval Davis
  Orval "Jack" K. Davis, 99, of Rockford, died at 7:55 p.m. April 23, 2008, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford.
He was born April 13, 1909, in Ohio, to Bert and Cora Anselman Davis. On Feb. 6, 1929, he married Evelyn Louetta Counterman, who died May 26, 1992.
Surviving are two sons, Melvin Davis, Bryan, and Richard Keith Davis, Rockford; a daughter, Sharon Ames, Fort Wayne, Ind.; nine grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Raymond, Woodrow and Robert; and an infant sister.
He retired from Davis Hay and Straw in Rockford, which he owned and operated. He was a member of Rockford United Methodist Church.
Services are 11 a.m. Monday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, the Rev. Mike Berne officiating. Burial is at Riverside Cemetery, Rockford.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to services Monday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter, Lima.
Condolences can be made at www.ketchamripleyfh@embarqmail.com.
Additional obituaries for this date
a_d
Sunday
33°
Snow
100%
Sunday Night
12°
Snow Likely
74%
Monday
21°
Mostly Cloudy
8%
Monday Night
16°
Slight Chance Snow
29%
Tuesday
26°
Chance Snow
30%
Tuesday Night
13°
Mostly Cloudy
14%
Wednesday
29°
Partly Sunny
5%
Wednesday Night
27°
Slight Chance Snow
43%
Thursday
38°
Chance Rain/Snow
51%
Thursday Night
20°
Chance Snow
31%
3 Day
Extended
a_da_d