Robert Edward Davis Sr.

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Robert Edward Davis Sr.

September 25, 1945 - June 05, 2018

Robert Edward Davis Sr. Robert Edward Davis Sr., 72, transition June 5, 2018, after an extended illness.
Robert was born Sept. 25, 1945, in Selma, Alabama, to Samuel Sr. and Tempie Davis. He was a 1964 graduate of Anderson High School, Ball State University and Master Mason of Peerless Lodge.
Robert was a General Motors retiree of 38.5 years as a skill trades journeyman. He was co-owner of Better Days Barber Shop, and a locksmith.
He enjoyed coaching girls and boys of all sports, being a NAACP youth mentor, fishing, bowling, playing cards, riding motorcycles and spending time with family and friends.
Robert leaves to cherish his memories his wife of 52 years, Freddie Mae Davis; sons, Robert (Yvonne Rodgers) Davis Jr., Danny (Sharla) Davis, Wm. Harvey Davis Sr., and Marvin (Michelle) Davis; daughters, Ronda (Herschell Sherwood)Hendricks, and Kimberly (John) Williams; brothers, Sam (Annie) Davis Jr., Billy (Jean) Davis Sr., Nathaniel Davis, and Melvin Davis; 16 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.
Robert was preceded in death by brothers, Horace Davis and Percy Davis; sister, Claudia Davis; nephew, Ali Davis; and great-grandson, Daniel Woodall.
Service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church, 2124 Cedar St., and visitation from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to service.
Published on June 12, 2018
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