Robert E. Davis


Robert E. Davis, age 88, of Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, died on Friday, May 12, 2017, at Kent County Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Marilyn (Dockray) Davis. They were married for 59 years.

Born in Warwick, and a life-long resident, he was a son of the late Harold H. and Edith (Rusack) Davis. He was a United States Army veteran of World War II. Mr. Davis was employed by Hammel Dahl in Warwick before retiring in 1986.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Jeffrey R. Davis of Warwick, and a daughter, Patricia A. Walsh of Forestdale, MA. He was the brother of the late Lillian Thatcher, Harold Davis, Daniel Davis, Arthur Davis, George Davis, and Elizabeth Phelan.

His funeral service will be held on Friday, May 19, at 9:30 a.m. in the Barrett & Cotter Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Avenue, Spring Green, Warwick. Burial with military honors will follow in the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. Visiting hours will be on Thursday from 4-7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association.


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