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Charles Byron Davey

March 30, 1932 ~ September 12, 2021 (age 89)

Obituary

Charles Byron Davey, age 89, of Delphos passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at The Meadows of Delphos.

He was born March 30, 1932 in Delphos to Arthur B. and Ada E. (Friend) Davey.  On November 28, 1959, he married Maryalice (Mesker) Davey who survives in Delphos.

Also surviving are three daughters Linda (Randy) Miller of Troy, Cinda (Gerry) Wurth of Fernandina Beach, Florida, and Sandra (Wilson) Schroeder of Findlay.  Six grandchildren Kyle (Kristin) Toy, Rachel (Geoff) Bates, Renee Wurth, Jordan Wurth, Trenton Schroeder, and Kelsey Schroeder.  Three great-grandchildren, Colin, Cameron, and Brynn Bates, and two sisters-in-law Dolly Mesker and Betty Schroeder. He was preceded in death by two brothers and their wives, Harold (Mary) Davey and Carrol (Judy) Davey, and three brothers-in-law Robert Mesker, William Mesker, and Norbert Schroeder.

He was a 1950 graduate of Delphos Jefferson High School where he played football.  Charles was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Delphos.  He served in the United States Army 541st Signal Company during the Korean War in 1952-1954.

Charles worked as a sign assembler at Neon Products Inc for 25 years and was later employed at Allen County Engineers office for 17 years.

He was a dedicated blood donor giving over 18 gallons.  He enjoyed working on older cars, tinkering in his garage, and riding his Harley Davidson.

Charles was compassionate, had a witty sense of humor and a good story to share. 

At Charles’ request there will be no visitation.  A private service will be held at a later date. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Delphos, where Military Honors will be conducted by Delphos Veterans Council.  Arrangements were entrusted to Weber Funeral Home, Delphos. Online condolences can be shared at weberfh.net.

Donations may be made to Elara Hospice or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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