Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel & Parkview Cemetery

2021 North University Street, Peoria, IL


William D. "Bill" Davis

March 19, 1929January 4, 2020

Peoria – William D. “Bill” Davis, 90, of Peoria, passed away on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at his daughter’s home. He was born on March 19, 1929 in West Frankfort, IL, a son of Rodney and Sadie (Aaron) Davis. He married Phyllis Ann Crowe on November 12, 1965 in Peoria, she survives.

Also surviving are his four children, Julie (Mike) Patterson of Germantown Hills, Rodney Davis and Gary (Mary) Hufeld, both of Peoria, and Jill (James) Wohead of Reeseville, WI; nine grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Judy Penn of Peoria. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Dennis Hufeld; and two brothers, Norman and Robert Davis.

Bill served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.

He was the owner of Davis Electric Company for 75 years, retiring in 2017.

Bill’s funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria. Pastor Joey Watt will officiate. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, also at the funeral home. Burial will take place in Parkview Cemetery in Peoria.

Memorials may be made to UnityPoint Hospice.

Condolences may be left for Bill’s family at www.davison-fulton.com.


  • Visitation Saturday, January 11, 2020
  • Funeral Service Saturday, January 11, 2020


William D. "Bill" Davis

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David Betteridge

January 9, 2020

Sorry for your loss of your brother Bill Judy. He was a great person and I was able to start my career in electronic assisting him in the repair of electric motors. It was a pleasure to know Bill and the other members of your family. May he rest in peace and we will all be together some day.