A Celebration of Life for Keith Davisson, 65, of Kalona, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at the Kalona Mennonite Church with Pastor Ben Blanchard officiating. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 25, and 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for the Kalona Volunteer Fire Department.
Keith Allan Davisson was born June 26, 1953, in Washington, Iowa, the son of Verl and Myra (Francis) Davisson. He graduated from Mid-Prairie High School in 1971. On June 9, 1973, he was united in marriage to Diane Moore at the Sharon Center United Methodist Church. Keith worked as a parts salesman all of his life, first at Hartwig Motors in Iowa City, then owning and operating the Parts Stop in Kalona, and retiring from Farmers Supply and Sales Incorporated in 2016. He was a member of the Richmond Masonic Lodge 96, served on the Kalona Volunteer Fire Department for 28 years, where he was assistant chief for eight years, and attended City Point Church. Keith enjoyed golf, auto racing, farming, fishing, camping, traveling and attending the grandchildren's activities.
Survivors include his wife, Diane of Kalona; two children, Dana (Nick) Striegel of Kalona and Ross (Jamie) Davisson of Kalona; four grandchildren, Delaney, Macey, Cody and Taley; two brothers, Raymond (Barb) of Davenport and Dennis (Nancy) of Longmont, Colo.; and a brother-in-law, Dean (Alyssa) Moore of Tiffin.
Preceding Keith in death were his parents and his in-laws, Robert and Doris Moore.