Charles E. Davis

Charles E. Davis, 78, of Belleville, IL, born Wednesday, April 12, 1933, in Mill Creek, IL, died Sunday, September 25, 2011 at  Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL

Davis worked as a switchman for Alton and Southern Railroad. He was a member of USA  Army during the Korean War.  He was a member of United Transportation Union. 


He was preceded in death by his:

  • Parents: Charlie L. and Pearl nee Walters Davis 
  • Sister: Lila Bell (Al) Brusasco
  • Niece:  Patricia Logerwell

Surviving are his:

  • Wife: Betty J. nee Solt Davis of Belleville, IL
  • Niece: Leslie (Pete) Ford
  • 5 Children:
    • Robert "Mike" Murphy of Belleville, IL
    • Betty J. (Gary) Adams of Belleville, IL
    • William C. Murphy of Belleville, IL
    • John W. (Kathy) Murphy of Belleville, IL
    • Daniel J. (Janet) Murphy of Troy, IL
  • 8 Grandchildren:
    • Ricky (Virena) Murphy
    • Jason Murphy
    • Kyle Murphy
    • Mary Ann Murphy
    • Kimberly Murphy
    • Misty Lynn (Robert) Thompson
    • Brittany (Joshua) Dworman
    • Andrew Manson
  • 10 Great Grandchildren
  • Many Cousins

Memorials:  Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Pastor Mark Wiesner officiating.  Interment will follow at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL

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