Robert Lee Davis
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Robert Lee Davis of Yardley, Pa., 75, formerly of Butler, passed away Tuesday.
He was born in Butler on Jan. 7, 1938, to Georgie Mae Gibson Davis and Walter L. Davis.
He graduated from Butler High School in 1955. He was married to Marilyn A. Higgins Davis on Aug. 29, 1959.
Bob was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served as a torpedoman second class on the USS Piedmont AD-17.
A 52-year resident of Bucks County, he worked for General Electric and the Lockheed Martin Corp. for more than 30 years, and later for IMS Healthcare.
Bob volunteered much of his time and experience working with the Elfun Volunteer Group and as Church Council president of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Fairless Hills, Pa.
Bob was an avid angler and outdoorsman. He was a founding member of the Penns Creek Anglers Society. One of Bob's greatest loves was Boy Scouts, serving as scoutmaster of Troop 90 in Fairless Hills for 13 years and volunteering with Troop 30 of Yardley for another 10 years. He loved camping and going "over the hill."
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; and brothers, James and Walter Lawrence. He also is survived by his three sons Jeffrey, Brian and Kerry, as well as two grandchildren.
DAVIS - Relatives and friends of Robert Lee Davis, who passed away Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, are invited to call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the James J. Dougherty Funeral Home, 2200 Trenton Road, Levittown, Pa. A memorial service will be celebrated at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 1700 Makefield Road, Yardley, at 2 p.m. Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Robert L. Davis to either Stand Up 2 Cancer, www.standup2cancer.org, or to the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 1700 Makefield Road, Yardley, PA 19067.
Condolences may be posted at www.doughertyfuneralhome.com
Published in Butler Eagle on Jan. 17, 2013