Glenn W. Davis, 82, of Granite City, passed away Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, at his home, with his loving family by side. He was born on March 10, 1933, in Arcata, Calif., a son to the late Wilmer and Bertha (Grant) Davis.
On Feb. 17, 1955, Glenn married Joyce Ann Durborow, the love of his life, in Lafayette, Ind. Joyce passed away on September 14, 2012. Glenn was a Korean War Veteran who proudly served his country in the United States Army. He had worked as a salesman for Dubois Chemical for many years before starting his own company, Gateway Chemical Products. Glenn loved boating, racing, camping and watching sports, especially football. Glenn’s home was the gathering place for his family and friends. His greatest joy was spending time with his family, his friends and his dogs. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
In addition to his parents and his loving wife of 57 years, Glenn was preceded in death by one son, Kirk Davis; two sisters, Lucille Preston and Darlene Laud; and his brother, Grant Davis.
He is survived by his loving sons, Todd (Cindy) Davis of South County, Mo., Colin (Michelle Margrabe) Davis of Granite City, and Brent (Lori Flowers) Davis of Granite City; proud grandfather to Austin Davis, Wesley Davis, Sarah Davis, Britney Davis and Brendan Davis; dear sister, Joyce Henry of Moline; and many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City.
In celebration of his life, funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, at Irwin Chapel, with the Rev. Darrel Anderson officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Hill Memorial Estates, Glen Carbon.
Memorial donations may be given to American Cancer Society or Granite City A.P.A. and will be accepted at the funeral chapel.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.irwinchapel.com.