Ivan Eugene Davis (71) of Brownstown


Published on April 16 2013 3:24 pm

Ivan Eugene Davis, 71, of Brownstown, passed away at 11:45 a.m. Monday, April 15, 2013 in Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, IL.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 10 a.m. at C&A Pagel Funeral Home, St. Elmo. Burial with full Military rites by V F W Post 9770, Brownstown in Maplewood Cemetery, St. Elmo. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p. m. in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Maplewood Cemetery or donors choice.

Ivan was born on April 23, 1941, the son of Donal M. and Geneva P. Smith Davis. He married Laurette D. Haslett on April 2, 1982 in Altamont, IL. and she survives. Ivan served in the U.S. Army. He worked as a Correctional Officer for the State of Illinois Department of Corrections in Vandalia for 30 years and South Central F S in Vandalia for 14 years.

Surviving are his wife Laurette of Vandalia, sons: Johnny (wife Angie) Davis of O'Fallon, IL; Bart Davis of Indianapolis, IN; Vincent Davis of Burlington, N.J. and Aaron (fiance' Katelynn Clearwater) of Jacksonville, IL. Brother, Marvin (wife Judy) Davis of rural Mason, IL and Sister, Carol (husband Marvin) Ridgeway of Decatur, IL. One grandson Nick Davis of O'Fallon and granddaughter Taylor Davis of O'Fallon. And a special family dog "Bradley"

He is preceded in death by his parents and brother Donnie Davis.