Donald H. Davis
1927 - 2021
Ralph E Galley Funeral Home
501 Railroad St
Dawson, PA

Donald H. Davis, 93, of Dawson (Lower Tyrone Township), passed away at 8:16 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Hillside Manor, Uniontown. Donald was born Dec. 15, 1927, at Layton, in Perry Township, a son of the late Wayne Allen and Margaret Pearl (Layton) Davis.

He was married to Audra Lenore (Kelley) Davis, who passed away on Jan. 9, 2014.

Donald was a devoted father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He was retired from U.S. Steel's Homestead Works where he was employed as a maintenance man and millwright.

For many years he worked the family farm on Banning Road and was a lifelong member of the Bryan United Methodist Church. A veteran of World War II, he served his country in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of the Mt. Pleasant American Legion Post. Donald enjoyed listening to Johnny Cash, playing church dartball, farming, hunting, and trips to Canada to hunt black bear.

Donald will be sadly missed by his loving family, his two children, Dennis Allen Davis and wife Marian and Colleen Keyser and husband Mark, all of Dawson/ Lower Tyrone Township; his two grandchildren, Matthew Ryan Davis and wife Joy and Kelley Lynn Firmstone and husband Rob; his two step-grandchildren, Kara Firmstone and Zach Firmstone and wife Courtney; his three great-grandchildren, Mason, Madison, and Maddox; and his two step-great-grandchildren, Zach and Trenton.

Personalized arrangements are under the professional supervision of the RALPH E. GALLEY FUNERAL HOME, 501 Railroad St., Dawson (724- 529-2611 /

Family and friends were received Monday and will be received noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home chapel where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Ed Sutton officiating. Graveside committal service and interment will follow in Cochran Cemetery next to his wife with full military honors bestowed by the Scottdale-Everson Honor Guard. Love Lasts Forever!

Published by Daily Courier from Oct. 4 to Oct. 5, 2021.
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Always enjoyed talking with Don at Brownfield Community Center. He always was a good and kind gentleman. May he rest in peace. To the family: You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Paul & Lucinda Vinoski
October 5, 2021
So for your loss Davis Family. Old pap was a delight, RIP, prayers for comfort.
Roger & Lu Ann Vincent
October 5, 2021
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