William Charles Davis, 89, passed away Oct. 20, 2012. Survived by his wife of 67 years, Helen M. Davis; daughter, Patricia (Robert) McClelland; sons, William G. (Eileen) Davis and Kevin Davis; grandchildren, Brenda (Michael Jewell) McClelland, Karen Harrington, Chelsea and Kristen Davis, Christopher, Justin, Jacqueline, Ryan, Matthew, Michael and Maegan Davis; brother, Frederick Norman Davis, sister, Margaret Davis; sisters-in-law, Edna Davis and Lorraine Glach; numerous nieces and nephews, including special nephew, Richard Glach. Preceded in death by his parents, George and Margaret Davis; brothers, George Jr. and Martin Davis; sister, Mary Margaret Davis; and daughter-in-law, Connie Davis. Bill was born Oct. 7, 1923, in Baltimore, Md. In 1942, he entered the 'Big War' and served as an Army Air Corps flight engineer for the B-24s, 498 Bomber Group. Bill and Helen were married on Nov. 23, 1944, at St. Mary Church in Pueblo. His career as a locomotive engineer began in Baltimore and ended when he retired after 45 years on the Santa Fe Railroad.. Bill enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, family get-togethers and dinners, and sharing his life experiences with everyone. Hunting, fishing, gardening and doing odd jobs for his family and friends. Bill was a member of Oblates of St. Benedict, the Holy Name Society, and a Charter Member of the Nocturnal Adoration Society. He was also an Eucharistic minister for his church, visiting many of the homebound parishioners. He was an active member of Weisbrod Aircraft Museum and served on the committees of many other community groups and organizations. The family thanks Dr. Urioste, nursing staff and all of the caring staff who cared for him, whom he loved. Rosary, 7 p.m. Wednesday and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at St. Mary Church. Included in the procession will be the Legion Riders and Patriot Riders. Military honors by Pueblo Veterans' Ritual Team and interment at Roselawn Cemetery. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. Mr Davis I will Miss you very much Im so glad I got to meet you and you Helen I enjoyed sitting with the both of you to visit May you Rest In peace kind sir. Gerilee Montez

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