William Robert "Bob" Davis, 61

May 14, 2010

JUNE 25, 1948-MAY 12, 2010

Mr. William Robert "Bob" Davis, 61, of Melody Lane, Hagerstown, Md., died at 1:45 a.m., Wednesday, May 12, 2010, at VA Medical Center, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Mr. Davis was born in Roaring Spring on June 25, 1948, the son of William "Lloyd" and Bessie (Bailey) Davis of Imler.

On April 12, 1996, he married Barbara L. (Coyle) Perdew-Davis. In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by son, Chad A., husband of Jill (Dorsey) Davis, Broadview Heights, Ohio; daughter, Kelly L. (Davis), wife of Shawn Haupt, Hagerstown, Md.; son, Cory Freeburg, Johnstown; stepdaughter, Deborah M. (Perdew), wife of Jerry Mudge, Falling Waters, W.Va.; stepdaughter, Danielle C. (Perdew), wife of James Perry, Cumberland, Md.; and stepdaughter, Paula R. (Perdew), wife of Douglas Andree, Waynesboro.


He was a decorated veteran, serving in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

Bob was a 1966 graduate of Chestnut Ridge High School. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown in 1974 with a BA degree. Bob then continued his education, receiving a Master's of Engineering Degree from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. He was a retired electrical engineer. He had been employed by Bethelem Steel in Johnstown and Eastalco in Frederick, Md.

A graveside service will be at Rocky Gap VA Cemetery, Flintstone, Md., on Monday, May 17, 2010, at 11 a.m., with Pastor James Neatrour officiating.

Friends are invited to call Friday, May 14, 2010, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday, May 16, 2010, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Jack H. Geisel Funeral Home, Pleasantville.

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