Donald R. Davis

Donald R. Davis, of Wadsworth, passed away peacefully January 31, 2013. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and brother.

Don was born May 26, 1931, to Ferdinand and Sara Davis in Uniontown Pa., where he was a Thirty Second Degree Mason of the Masonic Lodge. A United States Air Force Veteran serving in the Korean War, Don was a national sales representative for Goodyear Tire and Rubber, retiring in 1993.

He leaves behind, his wife of 53 years, Lyda (nee Cunningham), their son, Jeff and daughter-in-law Michelle, and grandsons, Zachary and Benjamin. Don will also be missed by his sisters, Dorothy and Emma Jean of Uniontown, Pa., and his brother, Thomas of Florida, and many friends he made throughout the years.

Don was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Nancy; and brother, Wallace.

Private funeral services were held. Arrangements under the care of CATAVOLOS FUNERAL HOME, 330-665-1700. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made in Don's name to the . For online tributes and condolences please visit


Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Feb. 10, 2013