2008-10-18 / Obituaries

Gerald William Davis

A memorial service for Gerald William Davis Jr., 56, of Thornville, was October 14, 2008, at Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Home, with the Rev. Robert L. Knox officiating.

Mr. Davis was born Jan. 5, 1952, in Zanesville, to the late Gerald William Davis Sr. and the late Barb (Jones) Davis. He passed away at Ohio State University Hospital East in Columbus on Saturday while surrounded by his caring family.

He was a member of the Newark Eagles for more than 24 years.

Survivors include his loving wife of 32 years, Charlotte (Watson) Davis, of Thornville, whom he married June 5, 1976; two daughters, Wendy (Richard) Young and Tina (Brian) Davis, all of Newark; two sons, Charles and Gary Davis, both of Thornville; grandchildren, John Prince, Cheyenne Young and Crystal Lowe; brother, Michael (Marilyn) Davis, of Thornville; four sisters, Shelby Jean Hayes, of South Zanesville, Nedra Staffey, of Zanesville, Roxanne (Robert) Wagner, of Frazeysburg, and Tonya (James) Stotts, of Zanesville; sister-in-law, Sarah (William McGee) Slack, of Newark; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Rose Gibson; and one brother, Farrel Andrew Davis.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Newark Eagles Club.

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