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Obituaries > DAVIS, ELDON E.

Eldon Eugene Davis, 88, passed away Sunday, August 9, 2009. He was born March 1, 1921, in Waterville, WA to George and Bethal (Harsh) Davis. He graduated from Waterville High School in 1941, and served in the U.S. Marines during World War II, receiving several medals, including the Purple Heart. He worked as a field consultant for Full Circle, Simplot and American Fertilizer. Eldon enjoyed fishing, reading Louis L’Amour books and watching old movies.

Eldon is survived by his loving sons, Daniel and his wife, RaKae, Brian and his wife, Lisa and Jim Davis; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Jaclyn; his parents, George and Bethal; his brother, Bill Davis; and his sister, Elaine McFarland of Woodburn, OR.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Diabetes Association. Graveside Services will be held on Friday, August 14, 2009, at 3:00 p.m. at the Waterville Cemetery. Jones & Jones ~ Betts Funeral home is in charge of arrangements.