HAYES - Vernon Walter "Pop" Davis, 85, died Oct. 8, 2006 at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital, Gloucester. He retired from Newport News Shipbuilding in 1980 and was a member of Groves Memorial Presbyterian Church, Chesapeake Hunt Club, a life member of VFW Post 176 Newport News and a scout master. Survivors include his wife, Alma Davis; one son, James "Jim" Ridenhour and his wife, Linda; two grandchildren, Christine and Nathan Ridenhour. Graveside funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Rosewell Memorial Garden Cemetery. Family and friends are asked to assemble at the cemetery. In Vernon's memory memorial contributions may be made to Abingdon Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 9, Bena, VA 23018. Arrangements by Hogg Funeral Home and Crematory, Gloucester Point.
Published in Daily Press from Oct. 9 to Oct. 10, 2006.