Elvin E. Davison

Paid family tribute

Memorial services with military honors for Elvin E. Davison will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, February 27 at the VFW Post 852, 138 Alabama, Lawrence. Lunch will follow.
Mr. Davison died February 18, 2010, at his home.
He joined the Marine Corps in January 1944 and served with the Fourth Marine Division in the Pacific Theater of War during World War II. He was with the first wave of Marines to land at Iwo Jima. He observed the raising of the flag and was severely wounded the following day.
The family suggests memorials in his name to the VFW Post 852, 138 Alabama, Lawrence, KS 66044.

This information was provided to the Journal-World as a paid tribute.