POMEROY — Robert Gordon "Bob" Davis, 81, of Pomeroy, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Logan, Ohio, after an extended illness. He was born Jan. 25, 1933, in Middleport, son of the late Mary Helen Davis and Don R. Davis. He was a graduate of Middleport High School.
Mr. Davis served in the U.S. Army and was a combat veteran of the Korean War. He retired from Ohio Valley Electrical Corporation/Kyger Creek Plant in 1997 after 43 years of service. He was a past master of the Middleport Masonic Lodge, a member of the Shade River Lodge #453 and a Kentucky Colonel. He attended the First Southern Baptist Church. Mr. Davis was also an Aladdin Shriner and raising money for the Shriners Hospital was a cause very near and dear to his heart.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Pete Davis.
He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law Kyle and Amy Davis, and his grandsons Clay Davis and Dylan Morris, all of Long Bottom; a son, Brent Davis, of Tampa, Fla.; and a sister, Pam Beam, of North Carolina.
A private family service will be held at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607
A registry is available at www.andersonmcdaniel.com.