Paul L. Davis(1936 - 2014)

Paul L. Davis, 77, of Galion went to be with his Lord Monday August 4, 2014 at OhioHealth MedCentral Hospital in Mansfield.

He was born on November 15, 1936 in Loudonville to Glenn H. and Florence Ida (Benge) Davis. On May 22, 1955, Paul married his high school sweetheart, Betty Cockrell and she survives.

Paul attended the Fredericktown High School and the Galion Welding School. He was formerly employed by Mt. Vernon Bridge Company, PECO II, Perfection-Cobey, the Hi-Lo Trailer Manufacturing Company where he was a semi-driver for over 20 years. Paul was recently delivering parts for the Mansfield Truck Sales.

He loved animals and enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family and grandchildren.

He is also survived by his daughter Gail Mills of Galion; four grandchildren, Stephanie Davis of Galion, Shelli Kidd of Mansfield, Crystal Mills of Galion and David Mills of Galion; 10 great-grandchildren, Amber, Abbigail, Trinity, Gabriel, Dustin, Sabrina, Brandon, Kimberly, T.J. and Dylan; two sisters, Joanna Hinger of Mt. Vernon and Norma Jean Billings of Toledo.

Paul is preceded in death by his parents and recently by his son Glenn Davis II, and two sisters, Barbara Jean Shock and Rosella Shock.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday, August 8, 2014 at the Galion First Church of the Nazarene, 777 Fairview Ave., Galion, Ohio 44833 where a memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, August 8, with Dr. Rick McCartney officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Galion First Church of the Nazarene in care of the funeral home.

Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel in Galion is honored to serve the family of Paul Davis, and condolences may be made to them at

Funeral Home

Snyder Funeral Home, Richardson-Davis Chapel
218 S. Market Street Galion, OH 44833
Published in The Galion Inquirer on Aug. 6, 2014