Robert L. Davis

Robert L. Davis, 91, of Crawfordsville died Sept. 15, 2019, at Ben Hur Health and Rehabilitation.

He was born Nov. 11, 1927, at Cutler, Indiana, to William C. and Mary (Biesucker) Davis. He married Marianne Young on Sept. 14, 1950, at Frankfort. She survives.

Robert was a 1945 graduate of Jefferson High School. He had lived in Mattoon, Ill., from 1952-1968 before moving to Crawfordsville. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he was one of the first drafted from Frankfort. He served in the Korean War in Germany. Robert had worked at Tarnow Pipeline Company for 22 years and then retired from Fauber Construction in Lafayette after almost 20 years. He was a member of the Youngs Chapel Christian Church at Crawfordsville and the American Legion in Indianapolis. 

Survivors include: wife Marianne Davis of Crawfordsville; son Kim A. (Carol) Davis of rural Frankfort; daughter Linda S. (Frank) Phillips of Brazil; sister Mary Jane Todd of Jefferson; two grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren

He was preceded in death by a brother and four sisters.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. A funeral celebration will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Youngs Chapel Christian Church. 

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