2011-11-26 / Obituaries

Raymond F. Davis

A funeral service for Raymond F. Davis, 60 of Glenford will be held Wednesday November, 23, 2011, at 7:30 p.m. in the Newark Chapel of Vensil & Chute Funeral Home with John Mick, Sr. officiating. Mr. Davis died Monday November 21, 2011, at the Selma Markowitz Care Center operated by Hospice of Central Ohio. He was born April 17, 1951, in Newark to the late William J. and Gladys M. (Cummings) Davis.

Mr. Davis was employed by Fairfield Homes in their maintenance department. He was a member and past officer at Newark Eagles # 387. He was an avid OSU fan and a fan of Jeff Gordon on the NASCAR circuit. He was a member of various bowling leagues for 30 years. He enjoyed being outdoors, especially camping and playing horseshoes. His most precious time was with his family.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Beverly (Keaser) Davis, whom he married February 17, 1979; children, Michael Camell of Hanover, Brian Camell of Coshocton, Mark Davis of Newark, Jennifer Davis of Newark and Debi Decker of Newark; grandchildren, Hannah, Sydney, Campbell, Levi, Logan, Austin, Camden, Trenton and Nate; brothers, Fred (Mary) Davis of Newark, Ted (Pam) Davis of Newark, Rex (Jean) Davis of Homer, Tim (Cindy) Davis of Newark and Dick Davis of Newark; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Dorothy (DeeDee) Davis; and a brother, William J. Davis.

Calling hours will be observed Wednesday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home 1850 West Main Street. Newark Eagles will conduct services at 5:45 p.m.

The family requests memorial contributions to Foundation for Hospice of Central Ohio, P.O. Box 430, Newark, Ohio 43058- 0430 www.foundationforhoco.org. www.vocfh.com

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