12-17-2020 Obituaries

ROBERT DAVIS Bob was born on Jan. 28, 1937, to George and Gladys Davis in Coloma, MI. He grew up in Watervliet where he attended school and lettered in football, basketball and baseball in high school. He was a starter for the 1954 basketball team that played in the state semi-finals. Bob’s love of playing sports never ended. He was an avid bowler and was part owner and manager of Coloma Lanes. In 1995 he was inducted into the Blossomland Men’s Bowling Association Hall of Fame. In his retirement Bob enjoyed golf, bowling, fishing and gardening. Bob’s greatest joy came in spending time with his loving family which includes his high school sweetheart and wife of 64 year, Alora (Howard) Davis; two sons, Keith (Uma) Davis of Indiana and Kenneth (Patcharin) Davis of New Jersey; six grandchildren, Jonathon Davis, Sarah Davis, Joshua Davis, Kyle Davis, Kevin Davis, and Stephanie (Huff) Blocker; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Bob died Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020, at Spectrum Lakeland Hospital in St. Joseph after a brief illness. A son Kevin Davis, parents George and Gladys (Disbrow) Davis, and a sister Rose Marie Richardson precede Bob in death. Visitation with Bob’s family was Wednesday, Dec. 16, at Hutchins Funeral Home in Watervliet followed by a private burial in Watervliet Cemetery. You are invited to leave a message of comfort for Bob’s family at hutchinsfuneral.com. Memorial donations can be made to HOPE Resources in Coloma.

PAMELA E. CRAWLEY Pamela E. Crawley, 69, of Watervliet, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020 at Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph after a brief illness. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date when all the family members and friends can gather together. Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home is assisting the family. Those wishing to leave a message or share a memory with the family online may do so at www.duffieldpastrick.com. Pam was born in Benton Harbor, Michigan on March 7, 1951 to William and Geraldine Semand. She was a graduate of Coloma High School. Pam worked at several companies over the years, including Clark Equipment Company and Sears. Most recently she was employed as a greeter at the Stevensville Meijer store. Pam was a cat lover and enjoyed listening to country music. She and her husband Bill enjoyed spending time together and would visit local flea markets and rummages searching for ceramic figurines of small animals and angels to add to her collection.

Pam is survived by her husband Bill; daughter Crystal (William) Schutz of Glendale, AZ; son Curt Tingue of Battle Creek, MI; four sisters, Shirley (Ron) Stavinga of Hinsdale, IL; Therese Wake of Phoenix, AZ; Shelly (Jim) Vincent of Sydney, Australia, and Janis (Clay) Greiffendorf of South Haven, MI; two step-sisters, Susan Banks and Nancy Scott of Frankfort, KY; one step-brother, Kenneth Jackson; four grandchildren, Leanna Schutz, James Schutz, Alexis Tingue, and Mercedes Tingue; and three great-grandchildren, Mila, Madison and Elijah. Pam was preceded in death by her parents.

SUSAN “SUSIE” CABLE Susan “Susie” Cable, 73, of Watervliet, died Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020 at Lakeland Hospital in Watervliet. Graveside Celebration of her life was held on Tuesday, Dec. 15 at the Watervliet City Cemetery. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements are by the Davidson Chapel of Florin Funeral Service in Coloma. Please share messages, memories, or photos at