Donald “Bud” Brookman Davis 84, of Marion, passed away on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at Cottage Grove Place in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service, beginning at 10:00 AM, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Bud was born on December 26, 1935 the son of Donald and Mary Eleanor (Gordon) Davis in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He received a business degree from Iowa Wesleyan College. Bud was united in marriage to Marilyn Lewis on October 23, 1954 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He was employed at Bluebird Bus Company as a Materials Manager. Bud enjoyed cars, RV’s, reading, and spending time with his family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his loving wife, Marilyn “Joan” Davis of Marion, IA; two children, Kathy (Dennis) Wacker of Cedar Rapids, IA; Bob (Lori) Davis of Bandera, TX; eight grandchildren, Jared (Angie) Wacker, Cason (Sarah) Wacker, D.J. (Kelli) Wacker, Andrea (Justin) Wasson, Amy Wacker, Josh Wacker, Abby (Bill) Heitshusen and Tyler (Emily) Davis; twelve great-grandchildren, Ellie, Livie, Luke, Eli, Elianna, Ben, Avena, Dexter, Amelia, Carter, Taylor and Bryce.
Preceded in death by his parents and two siblings, Thomas Davis and Janice Milota.
The family would like to thank all the staff from the Compassus Hospice of Cedar Rapids for their love, support and tender care given to Bud.
Memorial donations may be directed to the Compassus Hospice of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.