Richard Charles Davis

Nov. 8, 1933 – Dec. 7, 2021

Richard Charles Davis, 88, Noblesville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021 at Harbour Manor Care Center in Noblesville.

He was born on Nov. 8, 1933 to Archie and Marian (May) Davis in Lansing, Mich.

Mr. Davis proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War.  In 2016 he was privileged to be selected for the Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. He worked as a sales engineer and manufacturing rep for 50 years and founded Davis/Haslam Inc. He was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church and past president of the South Harbour Property Owners Association.  He was on the Board of Directors for St. Vincent de Paul, Harbour Trees Golf Club and the Boys & Girls Club where he was honored with their prestigious Founders Award in 2015.  He served the City of Noblesville on the Planning, Zoning & Appeals Commissions before becoming a City Councilman from 1976-1980.  He was a lifetime member of the Noblesville Elks Club and the Fifty Club of Hamilton County.

He enjoyed fishing and took several trips to Canada that will be remembered fondly by family and friends.  He loved to go pheasant hunting in South Dakota and turkey and deer hunting in Missouri.  Over the last 25 years, he spent a lot of his free time at the family property in Greene County sharing his love of hunting and fishing with his sons and grandsons.

Survivors include his daughters, Cindi (Jeff) Hood, Patti Davis (JR Garl); sons, Mike (Bobbi) Davis, Andy (Kathy) Davis; his granddaughters, Whitney and Karli; grandsons Drew (Whitney) Hood, Jake, Brandt, Austin, Hank; his great grandchildren Jeffrey and Sidney Hood; along with several nieces and nephews. 

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, M. Leah Davis; daughter Krissi Davis; his sisters Joan Holliday, Sharon Martone and Sandra Langstaff.

Services are scheduled on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Noblesville with Fr. Michael Block presiding.  Visitation is scheduled from 12-2 p.m. with a Funeral Mass immediately following at 2 p.m. Rite of Christian Burial will follow at Crownland Cemetery in Noblesville.

The family is requesting donations be made to the Krissi Davis Memorial Scholarship Fund, Boys and Girls Club of Noblesville or St. Vincent de Paul Society of Noblesville.