Joseph Y. Davis

April 6, 1933 - February 16, 2016
Joseph Y. Davis

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Joseph Y. Davis, 82, of Flat Rock, NC passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2016.  He was the son of the late Joseph Y. Davis and Edith Mae Miller Davis.

Mr. Davis retired from the U.S. Navy as a Lieutenant after serving 20 years.  He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Kent State University, a Master’s degree in Education from Cleveland State University and completed additional graduate work in education at Ohio State University.

He worked for Lorain County Community College, The Ohio Board of Regents, and Columbus Community College as a teacher and administrator.   Travel, reading and trapshooting were some of his favorite pastimes.

Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Susan S. Davis, Ph.D.; five daughters, Laura (Sergei) Traycoff of Indianapolis, IN; Susan DiDonato of Dublin, OH; JoAnn (Mike) McCarthy of Worthington, OH; Jennifer (Fred) Main of Columbia, SC; Rebecca (Ron) McKinney of Gibsonia, PA; one son, Jeffrey Davis of Tampa, FL; eleven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A private celebration of life will be held for family and friends.  Burial will take place at a later date in Sharpsville, PA.

Memorials may be made to the Elizabeth House-Four Seasons Compassion for Life by CLICKING HERE.

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  • February 21, 2016
    Ashley Prince says:
    It was my honor and pleasure to meet Joe and be able to care for him. He had an infectious smile and wonderful sense of humor. We all enjoyed his company and he will be greatly missed! Thank you for giving me the opportunity to take care of him and to meet his lovely family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all!!! (Ashley-Pardee CNA)