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Davis, Kenneth Eugene "Jake"
Kenneth Eugene "Jake" Davis of Smithshire died Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at his home from the recent onset of leukemia.

Kenneth was born February 26th, 1928, the son of Harry and Anna Johnson Davis. He married Beulah Gertrude Davis August 13, 1950 at Kirkwood Methodist Church. Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, a brother William, a sister Ruby, and two infant grandchildren Samuel and Rachel. He is survived by his wife; sons Steven E. (Nancy) of Elmwood and Alan R. (Lisa) of Smithshire; four grandsons, Erik, Alex, Bradley, and Andrew; his brother, O. L. Davis of Ridgeway CO and sister Betty Jean Kloster of Milan IL.

Kenneth graduated from Media-Wever High School and served in the U.S. Army. He lived most of his life in Smithshire where he farmed. He was active in the community serving as Ellison Twp. Supervisor, as a member of the Warren County Board, and as a member of the Smithshire United Methodist Church. He enjoyed outdoor activities like hunting and fishing and was a member of Edwards River Earth Science Club.

Funeral service will be Saturday February 13, 2010, 2:00 pm at the Corman Memorial Home Roseville. Family will receive friends on Friday February 12, 2010 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Cormans in Roseville. Burial will be in Ellison Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Smithshire United Methodist Church. Please sign the guestbook at www.comanmh.com.
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