Obituary, Dale K. Davison

Dale K. Davison was called to be with the Lord on June 18, 2006, after a brief stay at the Hospice of Northwest Ohio. He was born on October 5, 1924 in Toledo, OH to Henry and Ruth Davison. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Virginia Shepherd. He was a 1942 graduate of Libby High School in Toledo. Dale was commended for his services to his country in the US Navy during WWII as a machinist first mate and leading petty officer. He served aboard USS Wasp, the USS Franklin, USS Proteus, USS Yosemite and USS Yellowstone. He made two trips to England and Italy to transport 10,000 troops, back to the States, and finally back aboard the USS Wasp for her decommissioning.
He apprenticed and became a journeyman die maker at the Doehler Jarvis Co. in Toledo, OH, where he worked for 36 years. After retiring in 1978, he taught machine trades in the adult education program at Penta County Technical High School in Oregon, OH. Dale was an avid golfer and was a lifetime member at Valleywood Country Club in Swanton, OH. He was also a member of the Elks in Swanton, OH.
He is survived by his loving wife, Alice, of 61 years; son, James and his wife, Pamela of Wilmington, NC and granddaughter, Brooke, who he adored and her husband, Brian Minor of Charlotte, NC.
Friends are invited to visit on Thursday from 11 a.m. until the time of services at 1 p.m. in the Ansberg-West Funeral Home, 3000 Sylvania Avenue. Reverend Robert L. Wuellner will officiate. Those who wish to express their sympathy are asked to consider a donation in his name to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 E. River Rd., Perrysburg, OH 43551, where he spent his last hours

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