CUMBERLAND — Law-rence Ellis Davis, 81, of Cumberland, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at the Allegany Health, Nursing and Rehab Center.
Born March 6, 1931, in Shallmar, he was the son of the late Charles M and Mary Helen (Matt) Davis. He was also preceded in death by his wife Margaret Louella (Wilson) Davis and by two sisters Wanda A. Middelton, of Cresaptown and Norma Lee Hovatter, of Cumberland.
Mr. Davis was a Navy veteran, serving our country for four years. He retired from the Kelly Springfield Tire Company. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus 586; VFW and the American Legion. He was an active member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, doing a lot of volunteer work. Besides being an usher and lector for many years, he and his son built the massive steps leading to the front doors. He was a professional masonry and built many local structures. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and white water canoeist. In fact, it is he in the Old German white water canoeing commercial you may remember.
He is survived by his son, Tim Davis and wife Deborah (Weasenforth), of Winchester, Va.; three sisters, Helen M. Bujac, of Bowie, Marcella J. Cox, of Shelby, N.C. and Jeanine Linn, of Cumberland and one brother, Charles A Davis and wife Katie, of Ridgeley, W.Va.
Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., 108 Virginia Ave. (www. scarpellifh.com) on Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Services will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday at 1 p.m. with Father Bernard Finerty, O.F.M., Cap. officiating.
A graveside service and interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
KELLEY K. (WATKINS) (LANTZ) JACKSON [LaVale]
Kelley Kathleen (Watkins) (Lantz) Jackson, 46, of LaVale, died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.
CARL L. BOOTH [Gormania, W.Va.]
Carl Lee Booth, 76, of Gormania, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 9, 2013 at his home.
VIRGINIA L. WALTON [Frostburg]
Virginia Lee Walton, 65, of Frostburg, passed away at her residence on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
JOHN J. BRADFIELD [Hagerstown]
John James Bradfield, 66, of Hagerstown, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 at his home.
DENVER D. YOKUM [Bedford, PA.]
Denver D. Yokum, 58, of Warmuth Lane, Bedford, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 at his home.
WILLIAM K. MANCHIN [Rawlings]
William Kenneth Machin, 84, of Rawlings, passed away on Dec. 9, 2013 at Heartland of Keyser Nursing Center.
ELMER D. DONAHOE [Chaneysville, Pa.]
Elmer D. Donahoe, 73, of Chaneysville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 with his wife by his side.
THOMAS M. DALEY [Frostburg]
Thomas Michael Daley, 57, of Braddock Estates, Frostburg, died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 at his residence.
LEROY SAVILLE [Cumberland]
Visitation for Leroy Saville that was to be held at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., (www.scarpellifh.com), 108 Virginia Ave, Cumberland, on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 was cancelled due to weather conditions.
MARY B. BRANT [Cumberland]
Mary Bernadette Brant, 65, of Cumberland, passed away Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
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