Donald E. Davis


Donald Earl Davis, age 83, of Traverse City, passed away Tuesday May 7, 2019. Don was born the son of Charles and Marie (McGraw) Davis in Detroit on July 13, 1935.
He graduated from Mackenzie High School in Detroit, class of 1953.
Don married Janet Watson on Jan. 9, 1958.
He joined Xerox Corporation and worked many years as a technician until his retirement.
Don loved Janet completely, always had a positive outlook, maintained a good sense of humor and when he could, he golfed.
Don is survived by his children, Scott (Cindy) Davis, Dana (Jeff Martin) Davis and Glenn (Diana) Davis; grandchildren, Carmen, Kathleen, Shay, Drew and Jessica; great-grandchildren, Joseph, Nora, Bailey, Destiny and Jeremy; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Don was predeceased by his wife, Janet; parents, Charles and Marie Davis; and siblings, Chuck Davis, Clarence Davis, June Fogliatti, Winnie Kavanaugh, Jim Davis, Jean Trongo and Helen Atkinson.
Don's family will hold a private memorial service at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made in Don's name to the charity of your choice.
Arrangements are by Pixley Funeral Home;
Published on May 12, 2019
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