Richard E. Davis Sr. of New Hope died on Monday, November 19, 2012, at Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington. He was 75.
He was the beloved husband for 44 years of the late Gladys E Deubel Davis who passed away three months ago in August 2012.
Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Russell A. and Mary Everhart Davis.
Mr. Davis was a resident of New Hope for one year and formerly lived in Richboro for 40 years. He graduated Abington High School in 1955 and went on to earn his bachelor’s degree from Hamilton College in Clinton, NY, Class of 1959. He earned a Master’s degree from the Wharton School of Business in Philadelphia and put it to good use working in the insurance industry for over 40 years. Before his retirement in 2002, he was employed by American Mutual Insurance Company, was a vice-president at Reliance Insurance and later went to work with AIG. In his leisure time, he enjoyed vacationing at the Jersey shore, reading, and all things related to Civil War history. He was an avid animal lover and activist throughout his lifetime. He will be sadly missed as a devoted father and grandfather.
He is survived by his two sons, Richard E. Davis Jr. and his wife, Elena, of Flemington, NJ, Scott R. Davis and his wife, Heidi, of Spinnerstown, PA and his six loving grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing on Monday, November 26, 2012, from 10:00 AM until his Funeral Service 11:00 AM at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Road (at Holland Road), Richboro, PA 18954.
Interment will take place at Union Cemetery of Whitemarsh, Flourtown, PA.
In lieu of flowers,, contributions in his memory may be made to Bucks County SPCA, P.O. Box 277, Lahaska, PA 18931.
Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home
800 Newtown-Richboro Road, Richboro, PA 18954
Church Road and Bethlehem Pike, Flourtown, PA