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William Davis

   William E. (Willie) Davis, 55, of Saginaw and formerly of Bay City, died Aug. 11, 2005 at Covenant Healthcare Cooper.

   He was born in Beaverton on March 29, 1950 to Ada Ruth (Burgess) and the late C. Nelson Davis. He has lived in Saginaw since 1981 after moving there from Bay City. He was very active volunteering with the American Red Cross, Michigan Heart Association, the Other Room Crisis Center, and assisted in organizing the Bay City Women’s Shelter.

   He worked for MMR and was very active mentoring new EMTs and paramedics. In addition, Willie coordinated the medical team at Wheatland Music Organization since 1978.

   Willie is survived by his two daughters, Hope Marie (Greg) Schneider of Santee, California, and Crystal Davis of Saginaw; his grandson, John Patrick Davis of Santee, California; his mother, Ada Ruth (Davis) Frick; sister and brother, Judy (Arthur) Chastain and Richard (Velva) Davis, all of Beaverton; a special friend, Laurie Brenner of West Branch; longtime friends, Greg Neuman, Frances Johnson, and Penny Shook; and his beloved companion, Bailey. He was preceded in death by a son-inlaw, Chris Warner.

   A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 16, at the Wheatland Music Organization Festival Grounds, 7251 50th Avenue in Remus. A memorial luncheon will follow. Arrangements were by Hyatt-Ewald Funeral Home in Bay City, 989-892- 3923.

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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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