Raymond Benedict DavisAugust 29, 1925 ~ September 4, 2017 (age 92)
Raymond Benedict Davis, age 92, of Cohasset, formerly of Canton, passed away peacefully on Sept. 4, 2017. Beloved husband of Josephine (Bartkus) Davis. Loving father of Raymond Davis and wife MaryEllen of Cohasset. Beloved grandfather of Matthew Davis of Scituate, Mark Davis of Laurel, MD, and Christopher Davis of Hanover. Great-grandfather of Kathryn. Brother of the late George Davis and Albert Davis.
Mr. Davis grew up in Brockton and graduated from Brockton High School early, so that he could join the US Navy. He served during World War II on the USS Bowers. After returning from the war, Ray spent a year riding the rails and trains across the country, visiting all states except Montana and Alaska. Ray retired from the Local Union 25, where he worked as an Oil heating technician and truck driver. He was an avid recreational lobsterman and fisherman, which he enjoyed with his best friend and son Ray. He was a member of the Canton VFW, George H. Mealy Post in Cohasset, the Sharon Fish and Game Club, and a lifetime member of the NRA.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 at 10 am in St. Anthony Church, Cohasset. Interment, Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 at the VA Mass. National Cemetery, Bourne.