Ralph Elwood Davis

Ralph Elwood Davis, 90, of Fredericktown, passed away Friday at his home, surrounded by his family.

Ralph was born April 19, 1931 in Milam, West Virginia to Floyd and Annie {Simon} Davis.

He graduated from Mt. Gilead High School in 1949. He served our country with the United States Marine Corps.

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Ralph married Shirley Martin on September 28, 1951 until her death June 4, 2017.  He worked for Harstine Implement then worked for Kokosing until retirement.

 Ralph was a member of Fredericktown United Methodist Church. He served with the Fredericktown EMS for 38 years and worked for the Fredericktown Park Board. Ralph and Shirley Davis were foster parents.

Ralph will be deeply missed by his children Ralph “Ed” Davis, Gloria Bartlett, and John (Leslie) Davis Sr.; grandchildren Joshua (Karen), Justin, Noelle (Chris), Leah (Jacob), John Jr., and Jason; great-grandchildren Brice, Madeline, Lukeus, and Cole; brother Victor (Vivian) Davis; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Ralph was preceded in death by his wife, parents, and sister Betty Davis.

Friends may call Monday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Home-Mount Vernon. Burial will be later at Maple Grove Cemetery, where military rites will be held. Online tributes may be made at www.RobertsFuneralHome.com.   Memorial contributions may be made to Fredericktown EMS 139 Columbus Road Fredericktown, Ohio 43019 or the Alzheimer’s Association 8180 Greensboro Drive, Suite 400 McLean, VA 22102.

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