Jay William Davis 83, of St. Clairsvillie, Ohio died on July 6, 2019 at Wheeling Hospital in Wheeling, WV.
He was born August 2, 1935 a son of the late Roy William and Aritdith (Robinson) Davis in Lumberport, WV.
Jay was a mechanic and worked for C.L.A Landscaping.
He was a member of the Flushing Masonic Lodge #298 F & AM.
He served in the Navy on the USS Forrestal CV-59 during the Korean War.
Jay was a Baptist by faith and attended Rock Hill Baptist Church in Flushing, Ohio.
Jay was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Carl K. Davis of Robinson Run WV, a daughter Gail (Davis) Robinson of Ft. Myers. Florida and by his best friend and wife of 62 years Virginia Lee (Lucas) Davis who he married on September 13, 1957.
Jay is survived by his children, Diana VanBuren of St. Clairsville, Ohio, Roy (Teresa) Davis of Flushing, Ohio, Kathy (Jeff) Doty of Lafferty, Ohio and Debbie (Dennis) Cowley of Ft. Myers, Florida.
He is also survived by a brother David Donald (Mary) Davis of Shinnston, WV along with 12 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
Jay loved his doggies and the family would like any memorial contributions to benefit the Belmont County Animal Shelter in his memory.
A memorial service will be held for Jay at the Rock Hill Baptist Church at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements by the Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists, 204 W. Main St. St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950.
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