Leo Davis

June 29, 1931 ‒ February 26, 2017

Mansfield, Ohio

MANSFIELD: Leo Davis went to be with the Lord Sunday, February 26, 2017 in Lexington Court Care Center. He was 85.

He was born June 29, 1931 in Shelby County, Tennessee to Gene & Ella Mae Davis. He proudly served his country by joining the US Army in Korea.

A beautiful young lady named Luella (Halliburton) caught his eye and the pair married on September 14, 1951.

Leo worked as a bus driver for Mansfield City Schools, where he worked for over 20 years.

He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years Luella Davis; children Sheila Jackson of Jacksonville, NC, Keith Davis of Columbus, Stephanie Griffin of Raytown, MO and Marilyn Allen of Charlotte, NC; 5 grandchildren.

Leo was preceded in death by his parents.

A funeral service honoring Leo’s life will be held Friday, March 3, 2017 at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Mansfield Cemetery.

Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve Leo’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at SnyderFuneralHomes.com


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  • So sorry to hear of Leo’s passing. What a great guy. I always had the upmost respect for Leo as a man and a co-worker.

  • very sad to hear about Leo he was a good friend and coworker
    he will be greatly missed

  • May you rest in peace my good friend, you were a wonderful person and will surely be missed by all.

  • Dear Shiela,
    I was so sorry to hear of your Father’s passing. I want to send you a Big Hug and let you know that you and your Family are in my prayers.
    God Bless you!
    Mary Ann Stotts

  • Sorry to hear of Leo’s passing. What a great guy to work with! He will be greatly missed.

  • Sending love to you all and praying for you.
    The Joneses
    Deirdre, Lewis, Lawrence, Lance and Logan