Mr. Dale Dewayne Davis, 80, of Blountstown, FL, passed away early on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, in Blountstown.
Dale was born on November 29, 1935, in Clarksville, FL, to L.R. and Lennie (Linton) Davis. He worked for and retired from the Department of Children and Family Services with the State of Florida. Dale had lived in Calhoun County most of his life and was a member of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his brother, L.R. Davis, Jr.; five sisters, Reo McGeachy, Irene Davis Jones Brock, Estelle Davis Shelton O’Bryan, Lennie Davis Faircloth, and Christelle Davis Hall; first wife, Lou Jean Shuler Davis; second wife, Johnnie Elizabeth Richards Shuler Davis; and a stepdaughter, Kimberly Shuler Maddox.
He is survived by three daughters, Donna Jean Davis Ostlund-Woodward and husband, Troy, of Dunkirk, MD, Zann Davis Geiger and husband, Shane, of Hosford, FL, and Chloe Dale Davis Mautz and husband, Andrew, of Clearfield, UT; two stepsons, John P “Bubby” Shuler and wife, Melissa, of Bristol, FL, and Sandy Rae Shuler and wife, Kelly, of Newberry, SC; one stepdaughter, Roni Sue Shuler Seymour, and husband, Kerry, of Perry, GA; one brother, Broward Davis, and wife, Margaret, of Clarksville; one sister, Videlle Williams, of DeFuniak Springs, FL; 21 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, nine step-grandchildren, and four step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday April 23, at 11:00 am (CDT) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend David Odum officiating. Interment will follow in Nettle Ridge Cemetery in Blountstown. The family will receive friends Saturday, April 23, from 10:00 am until service time at 11:00 am (CDT) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flowers, Dale requested that you take your family out to lunch or dinner.
All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 674-2266).
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