July 24, 1948 - September 9, 2018
Janesville, WI -- Gary L. Davis, age 70, of Janesville, died on Sunday, September 9, 2018, at SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital-Madison. He was born in Janesville on July 24, 1948, the son of the late Elmer and Frieda (Solles) Davis. Gary attended Janesville High School and served his country in the U.S. Army from June 14, 1968 until he was honorably discharged on June 12, 1970. On June 26, 1976, he married Carol J. Gallmann at First Lutheran Church in Janesville. For over 42 years, he worked at Monterey Mills, retiring in July of 2016. Gary was a very avid sports fan. He enjoyed following the Packers, Brewers and the Badgers. In his younger years, he was actively playing softball, bowling, and golfing. He loved spending time in the outdoors, especially at his trailer near Wisconsin Dells, an area he truly enjoyed. He was proud of his flowers at his trailer, and spent many hours tending to them. Gary was a very kind, quiet, patient and loving gentleman, who was very supportive of his family and his children's activities when they were younger. Gary loved animals, and enjoyed caring for and spoiling his dogs over the years, especially his current dog "Jordy," who was named after Jordy Nelson.
He is survived by his wife, Carol; and two children, Jamie (Dan Cerny) Davis and Shaun Davis; his siblings: Yvonne (Robert) Mezera, Bruce Davis, and Carol (Darrell) Oliver; several nieces; nephews; other relatives; and friends. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Richard Davis.
Following Gary's wishes, private services will be held.
Whitcomb - Lynch Funeral Home & Cremation Services
21 S. Austin Road, Janesville, WI (608) 752-2444