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Willard Wayne DavisOctober 27, 1939 ~ October 13, 2017 (age 77)
Willard Wayne Davis, age 77, of Clayton, DE passed away at home on Friday, October 13, 2017.
Mr. Will was born on October 27, 1939 in Wilmington, DE, the son of the late John and Helen Davis.
He served his country with honor in the U.S. Marines and the National Guard.
He worked for many years and retired as an engineer for Pavlo.
Will enjoyed spending time with his family, taking day trips to the beach, the pool, Dutch Wonderland and Conowingo Dam. He could often be found on the dance floor with a drink in his hand. In his later years, as the nurses could attest, he enjoyed being a flirt.
Mr. Davis was a member of the Jefferson Masonic Lodge # 15 of Lewes, DE.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Ronald Steven Davis and his brother John Davis Jr.
He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Helen Davis; his children, Daughter Jody Graham and husband Joe, daughters Danielle and Beth, and 2 great grandson’s Sidney and Logan. Daughter Penny Armstrong and her husband Dean, and her 4 children, Shannel Graybeal, husband Jesse and his Great Grandson Cameron, Dean Jr., Brett and Casey Armstrong.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 6 pm in the Faries Funeral Chapel, located at 29 South Street in Smyrna. Memorial services with military honors will begin at 7 pm.
Burial will be held at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Bear, DE at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the family to help cover the funeral arrangements.