He was born July 31, 1928, in Pomeroy, son of the late Robert and Elizabeth Stiles Davis. He was a retired manager at O’Dell Lumber. He attended Rutland Community Church and wa a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Surviving are his wife, Shelby Folmer Davis; two sons and daughter-in-law, Gene Davis of King, N.C., and Russell (Rosemary) Davis of New Haven, W.Va.; a sister, Joyce and Helen Davis of Pomeroy; a brother, Dale (Karen) Davis of Chester; grandchildren: Bridget Snider, Jacob (Debby) Davis, aNicole (Terry) Smith, and Kara Davis.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters: Alice, Elizabeth and Emma Lou Davis; and two brothers, Richard and Russell Davis.
Funeral will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, at Ewing Funeral Home in Pomeroy with Amos Tillis and Steve Thomek officiating. Burial will be in Rocksprings Cemetery.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.