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Walter E. Davis Sr., 84, died Monday, November 4th at Safe Harbour Homes, Mt. Pleasant. He was born in Winchester, Kentucky, August 18, 1935, son of the late Walter and Beatrice (Nee: White) Davis.

Walter proudly served in the United States Naval Reserve and United States Air Force. He was a meat cutter with Fohrs Meats & Catering and other various meat markets. He was a longtime member of the Church of God. A huge Badger and Packer fan, Walter also had a great love for his dogs where he enjoyed sporting them and was the recipient of many awards. His other pastimes included fishing, hunting, photography, and tending to his rose garden.

Survivors include his children, Tammie (Victor) Rysdam, Walter (Susan) Davis Jr.; son-in-law, William Sigrist; 14 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sisters, Diane Davis, Joslyn Davis; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his children, Phillip Davis, Cheryl Sigrist; and brother, Lloyd (Gaylene) Davis.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 12th at 12 p.m. at Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home, 803 Main Street. Relatives and friends may meet with the family on Tuesday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until time of service at 12 p.m. Private interment will be held at West Lawn Memorial Park. Memorials to Wisconsin Humane Society Racine Campus have been suggested.

Please send condolences to Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home.

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