American Veteran 09

Louis E. Davidson

January 20, 1927 ~ January 17, 2020 (age 92)


Louis E. Davidson, age 92, of Elkhart, died Friday Jan. 17, 2020 at Elkhart General Hospital while recovering from hip fracture surgery. 

Louis was born on Nov. 28, 1927 to James E. and Thelma (Cook) Davidson in Hammond, IN.  He received a BS in Chemical Engineering and achieved his JD in 1961.  He married Cleone Mae Carney in 1951 and was married for 62 years before she passed away in 2013.

He served in the US Navy both from 1946-48 and from 1951-52 as an Electronics Technician.  He worked for Union Carbide and, from 1963-92 he worked as a Patent Attorney for Miles Inc.  He achieved Head of the Patent Dept. and retired in 1992.

He was residing at Hubbard Hill Retirement Community for 7 yrs. prior to his death and was actively involved in varied community programs.  He sustained his love for photography with day trips and settings around the community.

He is survived by his sister, his 2 children, Adrian & Ethel, 2 grandchildren and1 great grandson.

He desired no formal services and will be cremated under the guidance of Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home.  His only request is to remain positive & do the best that one can do.

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