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Raymond Davis, 94, Columbus

Former Madison County resident Raymond Davis, 94, died Nov. 14, 2012, at Four Seasons Retirement Center in Columbus.

He was born on July 16, 1918, in Pendleton, and was a longtime Madison County resident until moving to Columbus in 2007.

Raymond was a field examiner for the Indiana State Board of Accounts for 26 years retiring in 1978. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving aboard the destroyer, USS Porter.

Survivors include a daughter, Betty J. (husband, Carroll D.) Koch of Trafalgar; two grandchildren, Jeffrey S. (wife, Michelle) Warrum of Trafalgar and Lori D. Warrum of Columbus; three great-grandchildren, Paige, Jeffrey and Hunter Warrum; a sister, Waneta Crooks of Anderson; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond Leslie and Sarah Blanche (Rumler) Davis; his wife, Lillian M. (Fausset) Davis; a brother, Kenneth Davis; and sisters, Helen Feight and Eileen Sylvester.

Funeral services were conducted Monday Nov. 19, at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory in Pendleton, with John Long officiating. Calling was before the service Monday. Burial followed in Gravel Lawn Cemetery near Fortville and included military honors.

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  • November 23
    Annual community-wide hymn sing planned
    6:30 p.m. Nashville Christian Church, 160 S. Van Buren St.
  • November 23
    Nashville Reserve Officers host chili cook-off
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nashville P.D., 200 Hawthorne Drive
  • November 25
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 25
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • November 26
    Go Club meeting Wednesday at coffee/tea shop
    3 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 26
    BC Sheriff's Merit Board
    4 p.m. Sheriff's Office, Law Enforcement Center, 55 State Road 46 East
  • November 28
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 29
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 29
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 2
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 3
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 4
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 12
    Widowed group plans Christmas party
    noon Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • December 12
    BCSP Christmas bird count slated
    8 a.m. BCSP Nature Center, 1810 State Road 46 East
  • December 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road