Robert L. Davis

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Robert “Bob” L. Davis, 84, of Jackson Center, passed away Saturday evening, Jan. 5, 2019, at his home. He was born in Kalamazoo, Mich., on Sept. 14, 1934, to the late Raymond and Flossie Doris McGee Davis. Bob was also preceded in death by three brothers, Lowell, Lloyd and Jack Davis; and a sister, Barbara Longberry.

Bob was a veteran of the U.S. Army, where he was a medic. Following his honorable discharge, he worked 40+ years as a heavy equipment operator for Western Ohio Stone and the Michigan Foundation. An outdoorsman, Bob loved spending his time fishing, boating, and camping.

Bob is survived by his wife, Beverly A. Lowry Davis, whom he married July 3, 1989, in Somerset, Ky. He is also survived by daughters, Pam (Deron) DeVelvis of Jackson Center and Mary (Charles) Lewis of Marysville; four grandchildren, Kara (Brad) Bruskotter, Heather DeVelvis, Tessa (Jesse Ramirez) Lewis and Aubree Lewis; one great-grandchild on the way; several nieces and nephews; and a good friend, Ron Linker of Jackson Center.

Memorial contributions may be made to Emanuel Lutheran Church, 17714 Montra Road, Jackson Center, OH 45334.

Private family services were held at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, Jackson Center.

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