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Alexander Thomas "Pop" Davis, Sr
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Birth: Mar. 5, 1887
Massillon
Stark County
Ohio, USA
Death: Dec. 21, 1942
Mansfield
Richland County
Ohio, USA

DEATH CLAIMS VETERAN GOLFER
Alex T. 'Pop' Davis Had Been President of the N-J League; Funeral Wednesday.

Alex T. "Pop" Davis, 55, veteran Mansfield golfer and president of the News-Journal class B golf league at Possum Run, died this morning at his home, 224 Clairmont avenue, after a long illness.

Davis had played in the "B" league ever since its organization 10 years ago, served as president last season, and re-elected president next year.

He became ill shortly after close of the golf season this fall.

Born in Pigeon Run, O., March 5, 1887, he came to Mansfield in 1917 and was employed at the Empire Sheet and Tin Plate company. For the past ten years he had been an inspector at the Westinghouse Plant.

He was a member of First Christian Church. Mansfield lodge No. F. & A. M. and of the Fellowcraft club.

He is survived by his widow, Viola Slicker Davis, four daughters, Mrs. Merle Beer, Mrs. Earl Fox, Mrs. Harvey Heichel, all of Mansfield; and Betty Jane, at home: four sons, Pvt. Evan Davis of Fort Knox, Ky.; Thomas, Alex Jr. and George R. Davis, of Mansfield; two brothers, William of Swissvale, Pa., and David L. Davis of Canton; and two sisters, Mrs. Phil Biery of Canton; and Mrs. Elmer Hof of Parma; also 16 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:30p.m. at the Finefrock Funeral Home, conducted by Rev. B. F. Hagelharger, and burial will be in Mansfield cemetery.

-News-Jouranl (Mansfield, Ohio) December 21, 1942-
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DAVIS
Alex T., aged 55 years, passed away at the home, 224 Clairmont Avenue, early monday morning.

Funeral services will be held from the Finefrock Funeral Home Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock in charge of Rev. B. F. Hagelbarger.

Burial in the Mansfield Cemetery.

-News-Journal (Mansfield, Ohio) December 21, 1942-
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Mrs. Junius Garrett, of 9th St., NE, received news of the death this morning of her brother-in-law, Alex Davis of Mansfield, former Massillon resident, following a 10 weeks illness.

His widow, Mrs. Viola Davis and a number of children survive.

The funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2:30 pm in mansfield.

-The Evening Independent (Massillon, Ohio) December 21, 1942- 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Evan Davis (1863 - 1895)
  Jennie Pollock Davis (1868 - 1942)
 
 Spouse:
  Viola Slicker Davis (1883 - 1954)
 
 Children:
  Thomas Charles Davis (1905 - 1972)*
  Ruth Alverson Davis Beer (1908 - 2002)*
  Mary Isabelle Davis Heichel (1909 - 1982)*
  Paul David Davis (1911 - 1931)*
  Minnie Jeannette Davis Fox (1913 - 1993)*
  Alexander Thomas Davis (1915 - 1965)*
  Evan Lee Roy Davis (1917 - 1993)*
 
 Siblings:
  Gertrude Davis (1885 - ____)*
  Alexander Thomas Davis (1887 - 1942)
  William Harrison Davis (1888 - 1956)*
  Anna Gertrude Davis Biery (1890 - 1970)*
  David Leroy Davis (1892 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mansfield Cemetery
Mansfield
Richland County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: DDavis92
Record added: Oct 27, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 119391679
Alexander Thomas Pop Davis, Sr
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Alexander Thomas Pop Davis, Sr
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