Walter H. Davies Jr., West Scranton, a resident of the Linwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, passed away Thursday afternoon shortly after admission to VNA Hospice Inpatient at the Geisinger Community Medical Center.
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Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Walter H. and Emma Brown Davies and attended West Scranton High School. Wally worked alongside his father as well as Emrys and Bob Jones and Milt James in the day-to-day operation of the Davies and Jones Funeral Chapel in West Scranton. Before retiring, he worked at Davies and Jones for more than 50 years. He was of the Protestant faith.
Wally is survived by nieces and nephews including Debbie Davies-Connors.
He also was preceded in death by a sister, June Loveland; brothers, Howard and Edward.
Graveside services will be in Abington Hills Cemetery.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Vanston and James Funeral Home under the care and direction of Robert C. Jones, funeral director. To share a memory or leave an online condolence, please visit www.vanstonandjames.com.
Published in Scranton Times on May 3, 2014