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George W. Davis, Jr., 77, of Cumberland, died Jan. 10, 2018, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
Born March 6, 1940 in Coketon, W.Va., he was the son of the late George W. Davis, Sr. and Olive Cloe Davis.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Joseph Davis; his brothers, Jack D. Davis, Richard J. Davis, Arlie "Tommy" Davis and his twin Joseph W. Davis; one sister, Gail E. Grogg and husband William; grandchildren, Brandy and Joe; and, a great-granddaughter, Anastasia.
Mr. Davis had worked for the Celanese Corporation.
He had belonged to Rawlings United Methodist Church and was a 50 year member of the Cresaptown Eagles, Aerie #2883. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spending time with his favorite buddy, Matthew.
Survivors include his wife, Carol; children, Rose Davidson, George W. Davis III, and Virginia Golden; step-children, Alicia Upole, Brian Upole, and Shelly Davis; sisters, Jessie Johnson, Daisy M. Loar and husband William, and Alma Kendall and husband Jerry; a sister-in-law, Susan Davis; and, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home, P.A., Cumberland, on Monday, Jan.15, 2018, from 2 to 4 p.m. The funeral service will follow at 4 p.m., with the Reverend Merle Correll officiating.
Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Thomas, W.Va., Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, at 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Upchurch Funeral Home, P.A., 202 Greene St., Cumberland, MD 21502.
Published on January 12, 2018
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