Lawrence T. Davies
Pittsfield | Saturday, June 7 2014
Lawrence T. Davies, 86, of Pittsfield, IL died at Liberty Village, Pittsfield, IL on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 8:59 am. He was born December 4, 1927, in Gillespie, IL to Joseph Davies, Sr. & Mary Alice (Barnes). He married Elinor (Mitchell) Davies on December 8, 1951 in Gillespie, IL. She preceded him in death on June 24, 2011. He was a retired coal miner from the Coffeen Mine. He was a veteran of the US Army having served during WWII. Lawrence was a member of the VFW Post 4547 of Gillespie, IL and a former member of the Lions Club . He is survived by his sons, Michael (Sandra) Davies of Bluffs, IL, Timothy (Teresa) Davies of Elk Grove Village, IL, grandchildren, Molly Spangler, Maggie Martin, Mark Davies, Krista Davies, Keith Davies, Craig Davies, great-grandchildren, Max Martin, Dane Martin and Gus Spangler. Lawrence was preceded in death by his parents, spouse, and brother, Joseph Davies, Jr. Friends may call on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm. Funeral services are Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 12:00 PM at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie with Pastor Stacy Tomich officiating. Burial will be at Gillespie Cemetery, Gillespie, IL. Memorials are suggested to VFW or Activity Fund at Liberty Village in Pittsfield, IL. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL is in charge of the arrangements.