Categories: Railroad Workers.
Obit From the Rochester Sentinel Wednesday, April 27, 1960
Roy R. DAVIS
Roy R. DAVIS, 65, a retired railroad worker, died unexpectedly at 1:30 a.m. today at his home 2 1/2 miles west of Fulton. Cause of death was a heart attack. He had been in ill health for 15 months.
Mr. DAVIS had lived at his present residence since coming from Walton in 1951. He retired from the Pennsylvania Railroad Jan. 1, 1960 after 38 years of service. He was a member of the Walton Methodist church.
He was born Feb. 24, 1895 in Fentress county, Tenn., to John D. and Ermine STEWART DAVIS.
His first marriage was to Nettie GILLAN, who died in 1920; his second marriage was to Georgia FISHER, who died in 1936; his third marriage was on Oct. 8, 1937 to Francelia TAYLOR, who survives.
Surviving are the wife; four sons, Merle L. [DAVIS], Alexandria; Richard D. [DAVIS], Walton; Wayne E. [DAVIS], Gordon, GA.; and Robert Roy [DAVIS], Jr., at home; four daughters, Mrs. Raymond (Bessie) CRAIN, Burlington; Mrs. David (Karen Sue) McDOUGLE, Fulton; Janet Ann and Joan [DAVIS], at home, and nine grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Ditmire chapel in Fulton, with the Rev. Raymond SKELLEN officiating. Burial will be at Buffalo cemetery in Buffalo. Friends may call at the chapel after 7 p.m. tonight.
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On 3 Mar 2011 Karen (Davis) Sutton wrote:
Enjoyed going back to Fentress co. to York Homecoming at Wolf River and showing us kids where he lived and went to school.Roy was a school teacher until Granddad Davis talked him into logging to make more money which up sit his mother. Said he would take a good mule over a horse any time! Worked to much and died to soon! Was a GREAT father! had dark hair until he was ill,then turned white in less than a year. loved playing tricks on people and telling jokes always teasing mother.
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