Delbert B. Davis

October 06, 1936 ‒ July 02, 2005

Mount Gilead, Ohio

Delbert B. Davis, 68, of Canaan Township died Saturday July 2, 2005 at his home.

He was born on October 6, 1936 in Mount Gilead, Ohio the son of the late Eldon W. and Helen V. (Smith) Davis. After graduating from high school he joined the U.S. Army. Following his discharge in 1966 he owned and operated Davis Distributing for 30 years. In his younger days he loved to hunt and fish but most of all he loved a hard days work. He married Rosalene Hedrick Mulvaine in 1996.

He is survived by his wife, three brothers Robert (Sarah Jane) of Mount Gilead, Ohio, James E. (Beverly) Of Circleville, Ohio, and Richard E. (Ruth) of Edison Ohio, three sisters Patricia D. (Charles) Lynn of Ashley, Ohio, Rosalind A. (Richard) Cochran of Cardington, and Maxine (Wendell) Shipley of Mansfield, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by a twin sister at birth and a brother Danny.

No services will be observed. At Delbert’s request his brother will spread his ashes on the family farm. Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Gilead is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at