Obituary of Bill Davis
Davis: William (Bill) Beverly
A resident of Chatham, Bill Davis passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance - Chatham on April 25, 2022 at the age of 80. Born in Chatham, Bill was the son of William and Dona (McDonald) Davis. Beloved husband of 55 years to Margaret (Brady) Davis. Dear father to William (Bill) and his wife Cecilia Davis, Anjanette (Anjie) Davis and her husband Ken Ryan, and Michael Davis and his wife Michelle Davis.Proud grandfather to Madeleine Ryan, Liam Davis, Jacob Davis and Brady Davis. Survived by his brother Jon Davis; sister Susan and her husband Bob Robinson. Predeceased by his brother Murray Davis.
Bill was a retired Administrator with St. Clair College and a former employee of Union Gas. Bill enjoyed spending time with family , especially his grandchildren. He will forever be remembered by his family for his love of cars, a passion that he passed on to his sons. He was a lifelong learner and a fountain of knowledge about a myriad of topics, which he gleaned from his avid reading of papers, magazines and books. He was a model for all of his children to pursue higher education and remain committed learners for life. Bill also enjoyed spending time maintaining his home, especially his lawn.
A special thank you is extended to all the caregivers at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, especially his Nurse Practitioner Shelly Reaume. And his Homecare PSWs - Sabrina and Rita.
In keeping with Bill's wishes, cremation has taken place. Family and friends are invited to gather at McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. with a memorial service to celebrate Bill's life at 11:00 a.m. The family encourages you to wear a mask. A private family interment will take place at Maple Leaf Cemetery.
Memorial donations to honour Bill's life can be made to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation or the charity of your choice.