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Donald Leo Davis

March 26, 1926January 27, 2021

Davis, Donald “Doc” L. of Rochester Hills, formerly of Auburn Hills, January 27, 2021; age 94. Husband of Betty (Howell) for 74 years. Father of Linda Sanders (David), Roger (Betsy), Larry (Suzanne), and Robert (Suzanne). Grandfather of Laura (MIchael) Plautz, Kim (Lee) Seymour, Kristina (Michael) Sova, Benjamin (Shanyn), Amanda (Emily) Crose, Lisa (Christopher) Jarrell, Shelley (Chester Jr.) Bartle, great grandfather of twelve, great great grandfather of two. Brother of LeRoy (Joan). Predeceased by his parents Alburn and Marguerite, siblings Alburn Jr., Shirley Tubbs, adolescent Harold, adolescent Lyle, Doris Smith, and Ruthann Nelson. Doc was a longtime member of the Auburn Hills Presbyterian Church. Doc was a proud veteran of World War II (Glider Infantry). He worked for Pontiac Soft Water and then Culligan. Doc served as a member (1973 - 1984) and Chairman (1974 - 1984) of the Auburn Hills Zoning Board of Appeals. After retirement from Culligan, Doc worked the counter for many years at Hampton Golf Course in Rochester Hills.

Due to COVID-19, a memorial service will be held at a later date.

  • FAMILY

  • Betty (Howell) Davis, Wife
  • Linda Sanders (David), Daughter
  • Roger Davis (Betsy), Son
  • Larry Davis (Suzanne), Son
  • Robert Davis (Suzanne), Son
  • Laura Plautz (Michael), Granddaughter
  • Kim Seymour (Lee), Granddaughter
  • Kristina Sova (Michael), Granddaughter
  • Benjamin Davis (Shanyn), Grandson
  • Amanda Crose (Emily), Granddaughter
  • Lisa Jarrell (Christopher), Granddaughter
  • Shelley Bartle (Chester Jr.), Granddaughter
  • Twelve Great Grandchildren, Unspecified
  • Two Great Great Grandchildren, Unspecified
  • Leroy Davis (Joan), Brother
  • Alburn & Marguerite Davis, Parents (deceased)
  • Alburn Davis, Jr., Brother (deceased)
  • Shirley Tubbs, Sister (deceased)
  • Harold Davis, brother (deceased)
  • Lyle Davis, Brother (deceased)
  • Doris Smith, Sister (deceased)
  • Ruthann Nelson, Sister (deceased)

Services

  • Due to COVID-19, a memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memories

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Nena Smith

February 1, 2021

Doc is my favorite hobo. I do miss him dearly, he meant the world 🌎 to me.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY