Alfred W. Davis
LaSalle-Alfred W. Davis, 81, of LaSalle, formerly of Sparland,
passed away at 7:44 p.m. on Monday November 12, 2012 at OSF St.
Francis in Peoria. He was born on March 7, 1931 in Sparland to the
late Grover Cleveland and Violet (Crew) Davis. He married Betty E.
Cunningham in 1950 in Morris, IL.
He is survived by one daughter, Christine (Arlie) Boswell, of
Marseilles; one son, John (Chris) Davis, of Magnolia; five
grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one daughter and five brothers.
Alfred was and operator at Carus Chemical in LaSalle for 28
years. He was a member of the International Chemical Worker's Union
Council/United Food and Commercial Workers Local # 79-C. In his
younger days, he worked for Hytex Brickyard.
Cremation rites will be accorded. Graveside services will be
held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday November 17, 2012 at
Sparland Cemetery. Deacon Bob Murphy will officiate. Visitation
will be from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Friday November 16, 2012 at Lenz
Memorial Home in Lacon.
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