April 9, 1947 - February 27, 2014 Robert C. Davis: On February 27, 2014, Bob Davis, 66, passed away after a long illness. Bob had a strong work ethic and was a compassionate team player. He mentored young people to develop their skills and realize their potential. Born on April 9, 1947 in Blue Island, Illinois, Bob was the son of Merle and Stella (Johnson) Davis. Bob graduated from Michigan State and the University of Illinois Law School. He served as a captain in the US Army. Bob was a partner of Thomas, Wallace, Feehan, Baron law firm in Joliet, before working at St. John, where he retired as president. He is survived by his wife, Alison (Zeller), two children, Cameron and Conor, mother, Stella Davis of Chelsea, Michigan, sister Barbara (Ed) Brown of Chelsea, Michigan, and brother, John (Cheryl) Davis of Seattle, Washington. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Big Canyon Academic Scholarship Fund in care of Orange County Community Foundation, 4041 MacArthur Blvd, Ste. 510, Newport Beach, CA 92660. A funeral mass will be held at Our Lady Queen of Angels in Newport Beach at 1:00 PM on Friday, March 7, 2014.
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Published in the Los Angeles Times from Mar. 6 to Mar. 7, 2014