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William Allen Davies

Died: Wednesday, June 09, 2004
Age: 71
William Allen Davies, 71, formerly of Grosse Pointe Woods, died Wednesday, June 9, 2004, at Ruth Hospice in West Allis, Wis.

Mr. Davies was born March 2, 1933, in Fort Riley, Kan., to John and Minnie (nee Wright) Davies. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1957 and served 30 years in the Army, including two tours in Vietnam and two Cold War tours in Berlin. He retired as a lieutenant colonel in 1985. In 2003, he retired as a paraprofessional for Grosse Pointe South High School.

He is survived by his daughters, Melinda (Robert) Jakubczak and Jennifer (Peter) Langkamp; son, W. Hobart (Cheryl) Davies; grandchildren, Mackenzie Davies, Eliza Davies, Rhys Davies, Marley Jakubczak, Cynthia Langkamp; and sisters, Ava Lea (Jack) Denton, Margaret (Larry) Dacus and Mary (Jerry) Humm.

Mr. Davies was predeceased by his wife, Cynthia (nee Hobart); and brother, John (Sharon) Davies.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 26, at 10 a.m. at Grosse Pointe Woods Presbyterian Church, 19950 Mack, Grosse Pointe Woods.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association or the American Legion.
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