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Robert J. (Bob) Davis


1920 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Robert J. (Bob) Davis Obituary
Robert (Bob) J. Davis
August 1, 1920 – August 9, 2014
Late of San Bruno, a San Mateo County resident for 58 years. He passed away peacefully on Saturday morning August 9th in the comfort of his home at the age of 94. Beloved husband of the late Frances "Tiny" Davis for 70 years. Loving father to Jim Davis and the late Janet Davis. Loving father-in-law of Bobbie Davis and brother to Marian Saisi. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
A native of San Francisco California, he graduated from Mission High School in 1938 and was a WWII Navy Veteran. He was one of the founding partners of Mitchell's Ice cream in 1953. Bob was a decorated San Francisco police officer for 30 years. He retired as a Lieutenant in 1973. After his retirement he was in charge of security for Wells Fargo Bank for six years. He was a member of St. Robert's Church in San Bruno since 1956. He and Frances enjoyed dancing and Bob had a passion for gardening.
A special note of thanks to Pierre and Josette Vendroux and their daughter Linda for the many years of friendship and devotion. They are the best neighbors anyone could ever have. Our gratitude to Jone Togamato for the wonderful 24 hour care of Bob the last weeks of his life and to Joan Innes along with Pathways Hospice.
Visitation will be on Thursday, August 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at CHAPEL OF THE HIGHLANDS, 194 Millwood Dr. in Millbrae followed by an 11:00 AM Funeral Mass at St. Robert's Catholic Church, 1380 Crystal Springs Rd. in San Bruno. Committal will follow the services at Holy Cross Cemetery in Colma.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to San Bruno Catholic Worker House, 672 Second Ave. San Bruno CA 94066 or St Roberts's Catholic Church.
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Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Aug. 13, 2014
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