ISHPEMING, Mich. - Arthur R. Davis, Jr., 66, of Ishpeming, passed away Thursday morning, January 10, 2013, at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility in Ishpeming.
He was born March 22, 1946, in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, a son of the late Arthur R. and Evelyn (Lyons) Davis, Sr.
Arthur was employed for 25 years as an iron worker and was a member of the union local #783.
Arthur R. Davis Jr.
He was a veteran of the navy, a life member of the Greenwood American Legion post and past commander.
Arthur is survived by his wife, Sherri Davis of Ishpeming; daughters, Tara (Jessie) Simmons of Menominee, Mich., and Rebecca Cardinal; 7 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brothers, James (Pau-line) Hastings of Ishpeming and John Davis of AuTrain, Mich.; several nieces and ne-phews; and friend, Steven Bateste of Lac de Flambeau, Wis. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Heather Cardinal, two sisters and two brothers.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 15, 2013, from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Racine Funeral Chapel. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. Scott Lindenberg officiating. The Vietnam Veterans Chapter 380 will also conduct military honors.
Following services, a luncheon will take place at the American Legion Greenwood Post.