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Obituary of Earl Davis – Gary, IN

Gary, Indiana, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at the age of 86. Earl served in Korea as a member of the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1956. He was a supervisor at US Steel Mill until his retirement. Earl also served at the Gary Crusader and the Lake County Justice of The Peace. “Squirrel” was also a well-known freelance photographer. He is survived by his wife, Sharell Davis; One daughter, Angela Davis of Washington, D.C.; Two sons, Earl Jr (Cherlyn Hollywood) Davis of East Chicago, IN and Anthony (Clementene) Davis of San Antonio, TX; Stepchildren, Latoya Turner of Gary, IN and Raymond Carpue of Santa Clara, CA; Three sisters, Mary (Robert) Walker of Detroit, MI, Carrie Love of Sacramento, CA and Shirley Keegan of Honolulu, HI; One brother, Herman (Margaret) Davis of Detroit, MI; 20 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren and other loving relatives and friends. All services will be held at Manuel Memorial Funeral Home 421 W. 5th Avenue Gary, Indiana 46402. Viewing will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM with family hours from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The funeral service will take place on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 11:00 am. Earl will be buried in the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.