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Robert J. Davis, 94

May 23, 2014


Robert J. Davis, 94, of Danville PA died peacefully Thursday morning, May 22, 2014 at Millville Healthcare Center Millville PA.  He was born June 14, 1919 in Mooresburg PA the son of the late William H. and Nellie E. Walters Davis. 


He graduated from Danville High School in 1937. Bob served his country as a staff sergeant in the  United States Army Air Force during World War II.


He was employed as a lathe operator for 44 years by Kennedy Van Saun, Danville PA, retiring in 1984. 


Bob was a member of Mahoning Presbyterian Church Danville PA where he served as an elder.  He was a 50 year member of Danville-Mahoning Lodge #224 F & AM and a lifetime member of the Danville American Legion.  He was a former 50 year member of the Danville Elks where he thoroughly enjoyed being a part of the Elks Bowling League.


Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing and bowling. He was an avid NY Yankees fan and especially enjoyed attending the games at Yankee Stadium.  One of his greatest joys in life was traveling and camping with his wife and spending his winters in Florida. 


He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Edyth Snyder Davis whom he married June 28, 1947. Also surviving are two daughters; Virginia Tanner of Harrisonburg VA and Linda Morrisey and her husband William  of Riverside PA.  He is also survived by six grandchildren; Kathy Tanner and her husband Joe Timidaiski; Kelly Scott and her husband Jeffrey; Kristine Siguenza, Karen Tanner, Jennifer Weaver and her husband Bob and Chris Morrisey and four great-grandchildren; Layne Timidaiski, Jordan Weaver, Liam Weaver and Kiersten Morrisey. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one brother; Frank W. Davis and two sisters; Rachel Davis and Anna M. Davis.  He was also preceded in death by one son-in-law Clyde Tanner. 


Relatives and friends are invited to attend funeral services to be held Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 12:00 Noon at Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West Mahoning Street  Danville PA with the Reverend R. Christian Dunlap, Hospice chaplain, officiating. Burial will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery Danville PA.  Friends will be received from 10:30 AM until the time of service.  Military rites will be accorded by American Legion Post 40 Honor Guard.  The family will provide flowers.  Memorial contributions may be made to Mahoning Presbyterian Church 106 East Mahoning Street Danville PA  17821 or The Alzheimer's Association 57 North Franklin Street Wilkes-Barre PA  18701.  www.visneski.com




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