Raymond W. Davis, Jr., 77, of New Matamoras, passed away at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday (Jan. 8, 2013) at Heartland of Marietta.
He was born on March 2, 1936, in Marietta, a son of Raymond W. Davis Sr. and Goldie Boyce Davis. Raymond was retired from Quaker State Oil Co. and veteran of the Ohio National Guard.
He married Betty L. Blaker, who preceded him in death on Jan. 19, 2012.
He is survived by their children, Dana (Debbie) Davis of Shawnee, Ohio; Raymond Davis of Florida, Robin (Don) Valentine of New Matamoras, Allen (Cathy) Davis of New Matamoras; 15 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are one brother and two sisters, Bill Davis, Rose Radabaugh and Marie Lauer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, 3 brothers and 1 sister.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday (Jan. 11) at East Lawn Memorial Park with viewing one hour before the service at the cemetery. McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home is assisting the family and messages of sympathy may be sent at www.lankfordfh.com.