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Robert L. “Bob” Davis



A funeral service, celebrating the life of Robert L. “Bob” Davis, 84, of Etna, will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, August 26, 2017, in the Kirkersville United Methodist Church, 180 East Main Street, Kirkersville, with Pastor Neil Gaiser as celebrant. Burial will follow in Kirkersville Cemetery.

Bob died peacefully August 22, 2017, with his family at his side. He was born in Etna, on July 17, 1933, the son of the late Walter W and Lillian L (Myers) Davis. He owned and operated his own water well drilling service for many years.

He was an active member of the Kirkersville United Methodist Church and the Kirkersville Lions Club. He also participated in the local and national associations for water well drillers.

He is survived by his loving family: wife, Shirley, whom he married on April 18, 1968; his children, Karen (David) Smith of Chillicothe, William Willis of Etna and Brent (Patty) Davis of Galloway; his sister, Shirley (Bob) Miller of Lancaster; his grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents; he was preceded in death by his son, Michael Willis; his brother, “Eb”; and his two sisters, Faye and Mary.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until time of the funeral services at 2:00 p.m. at the church.

Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, Kirkersville, is honored to care for Bob and the Davis Family.



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