Roscoe Davis Sr.

April 22, 1915 ‒ July 22, 2003

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Roscoe Davis Sr., age 88, of Keck Rd., Butler, died Tuesday evening July 22, 2003 at the Knox Community Hospital. He was born April 22, 1915, in Winfield, Tennessee and had been a Mount Vernon area resident since 1956. He was a retired farmer and had been employed by Westinghouse Corp. in Mansfield and C.E.S. in Mt. Vernon. Mr. Davis was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bellville.

He is survived by 3 sons: Ralph Sherwood (Ruth) Davis of Fredericktown, Alfred (Shelba) Davis of Butler and Roscoe (Sondra) Davis Jr. of Butler, 5 grandchildren: Terry (Mary) Davis, Charlene (Mike) Bower, Kevin (Lorraine) Davis, Lisa (Roger) Brown and Michael Davis, 6 great grandchildren, a daughter-in-law Pauline Dahlhofer of Lexington, 2 sisters Lydia (Joseph) Tramell of Oneida, Tennessee and Clora Brooks of Winfield, Tennessee and 2 brothers William Davis of Virginia and Hughie Davis of Aurora, Colorado. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Vergie Marie Davis, 2 sons Rubin Davis and Thurman Lee Davis, 3 sisters Carey Blankenship, Jane Fletcher and an infant sister Mary Davis and 3 brothers Wilbur Davis, Dawsie Davis and George Davis.

Friends may call on Friday from 5 PM until 7 PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home 2 PM on Saturday. The Reverend Kenneth Dick will officiate and burial will follow in the Bellville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1105 Mt. Vernon Ave., Marion, Ohio 43302. This obituary and a guest registry are online at