Charles “Chuck” Davis, Jr.

November 01, 1934 ‒ July 11, 2017

Gahanna, Ohio

Charles “Chuck” “Junior” Davis, Jr., age 82 of Gahanna, died early Tuesday morning, July 11, 2017 after a long battle with cancer.

He was born on November 1, 1934 in Cutbank, Montana as the son of the late Charles A. and Edna (Spangler) Davis.

Charles was a graduate of Linden-McKinley High School and The Ohio State University with a degree in Business Administration.  He was a Veteran of the United States Navy, serving during the Korean War, and worked as an accountant.

In 1957, he married Nell Gillman in Liberty, Indiana.  This March, they celebrated their 60th anniversary as husband and wife. They have lived at their cherished home in Gahanna for the past 45 years. Chuck loved tending to his flower and vegetable gardens, working around their home, and birdwatching from his sun room.

He will be missed by his beloved wife Nell; daughter Gina Davis Coman and her husband Mike of Powell; son Mark Davis and his wife Collette of Sunbury; sister Mary Borrego; brother Artie Davis; grandchildren Zachary and Matthew Coman and Cole, Lauren, and Owen Davis; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-mother Opal Davis; granddaughter Mackenzie Allysa; aunts Betty and Hannah; and uncles Doyle, Lester, and Perry.

Friends may call on the family on Friday, July 14, 2017 from 6-8 PM at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 North State Route 61, Sunbury, Ohio 43074.  Services will be held there on Saturday at 11:00 AM.  Burial with full military honors will follow at North Lawn Memory Gardens in Westerville.

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  • So sorry for your loss, Gina and family. Cling to your memories and one another.

  • My condolence to the Davis family. Chuck was such a very sweet sweet man and I am glad that I got the privilege to care for him at Otterbein Skilled Nursing and Rehab. He will be missed dearly.
    Rest In Peace Chuck


  • Sorry we won’t be able to be there but out thoughts are with all of you.

  • Gina I am so sorry. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I know how hard this is but trust me you will get through it. Take one minute at a time and soon you will take an hour at a time. It is a process. Take your time with it.

  • Mark and family,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May all the wonderful memories you have bring you comfort.

  • Dear Gina,
    I am so sorry to hear about your Dad’s passing. I am very sorry for your loss.
    We are thinking of you!