Rev. Frederick “Fred” Davey, 88, passed away August 6, 2019

Rev. Frederick “Fred” Davey, 88, of Stevensville, MI completed his ministry on earth Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Hanson Hospice Center in Stevensville.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Crystal Springs Church of God, 1465 Pipestone Rd., Benton Harbor with Rev. John & Rev. Jim Davey officiating. Graveside service will be held at 5:00 P.M. Saturday at Union Cemetery in Erie Township, MI. Friends may visit from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M., Friday, August 9, 2019 at the Church. Memorials may be made to Crystal Springs Church of God. Those wishing to share a memory of Fred online may do so at

Fred was born July 10, 1931 in Toledo, OH to Daniel & Isabelle (Dunstan) Davey. He graduated from Toledo University with a Bachelor’s Degree. On February 9, 1952 he married Retha Kinney she preceded him in death in 1999. On May 27, 2001 he married Dorothy Trail Kasun. Fred was dedicated to both his church and his family. He was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement for Ministry award in Michigan and he was a part of the State and National leadership of the Church of God. He enjoyed going on mission trips and was very involved with his local community.

Fred enjoyed singing in quartets, tinkering with small things, including clocks, as well as collecting antique clocks and coins. He enjoyed playing golf and softball, and was a fan of the Detroit Tigers, University of Toledo football, and the Detroit Lions.

Fred is survived by his wife Dorothy Davey; children Kathleen (Keith) Buehler, Rev. John (Patty) Davey, Rev. James (Mary) Davey and Karen (Jeff) Strickler; nine grandchildren Ben (Felicia) Buehler, Teri (Tracy) Downey, Beth (Robbie) Baxter, Christy (James) Jones, Josh (Bethany) Davey, Jessica (Chris) Kreeger, Matthew Davey, Mindy (Cameron) Hauke and Megan Strickler; twenty-four great-grandchildren; brother Art (Becky) Davey; sister-in-law Betty Davey; and many nieces and nephews.

Fred was preceded in death by his parents and first wife, Retha Davey; sister Bethene Stanley and brother Donald Davey.

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