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Robert J. Davis

June 18, 1943 – September 13, 2017

Robert J. Davis, of Bear, DE, passed away at home on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at the age of 74.

He graduated from Newark High School and Goldey Beacom College. His early working career was spent as a Finance Controller. His later career took him over the road as a tractor trailer driver.

Bob enjoyed traveling, bowling, NASCAR, and University of Delaware football, having been a season-ticket holder for over 40 years.

He was predeceased by his parents, Joseph W. and Eleanor Davis and his brother, Gerald. Bob is survived by his wife of over 37 years, Julia Anne Davis, as well as numerous cousins.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 am on Wednesday morning, September 20, 2017, at the Hanover Presbyterian Church, 1801 N. Jefferson St., Wilmington, DE 19802. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Bob’s memory may be made to the Hanover Presbyterian Church, at the address listed above.

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  1. Al & Mary Kretschmer, September 17, 2017

    Julie, So sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. He was such a kind man. Fondly remembered by us for his quiet, competitive nature at Prices Lanes. Prayers for you both.

  2. Judy Doughty and Irma Edwards, September 17, 2017

    Dear Julia, All our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time. Bob was a great guy and will be missed in the neighborhood. Please stop by any time.

    Judy Doughy & Irma Edwards
    409 Sweetman Drive

  3. Barbara Mulvey, September 17, 2017

    Dearest Julia,
    Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. Ron and Beverly McLain, September 17, 2017

    We were so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. We want you to know you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
    Ron and Bev

  5. Teresa Clark, September 18, 2017

    Dear Jules- I am so sorry for this horrible shock you have had, and for the heartbreak you are suffering. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Please let me know if you think of anything I can do to help.

  6. Karen Pettinger, September 19, 2017

    Dear Julie,
    You are in my thoughts and prayers as you cope with losing Bob.
    With sorrow, Karen

  7. Erik Camac, September 20, 2017

    Dear Aunt Julie,
    My prayers and thoughts are with you now. As I am away at school I can’t help but think how lucky I was to have Uncle Bob in our family. My sincere condolences. I will miss him very much.


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