Arthur Davis
Arthur Davis

Obituary of Arthur Davis

Arthur Ray Paul Davis Sr, age 85, of Adrian, died Saturday July 7, 2018 at ProMedica Bixby Hospital.  He was born January 2, 1933, in Wiley Branch, Alabama to Louis and Allie Rose Davis.  On May 14, 1954, he married Betty Tiede in Adrian.  She preceded him in death.  Art had been employed by Brazeway for 34 years.  Art was an avid checkers player, who was rarely beat.  He loved life and his family, he truly has touched so many hearts. 

He is survived by his children, Polly (Ricky) Donelson of Fairfield, Janice (Chuck) Elliott of Fairfield, Arthur (Kim) Davis of Adrian, Kathie (Frank) Martin of Aurora, Colorado, and Audrey (Mike) Neill of Luckey, Ohio; 23 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Jesse Davis of Orlando, Florida; two sisters, Kathleen Smith of Sevierville, Tennessee and Betty Davis of Orlando, Florida; and several nieces and nephews.  In addition to his wife, Betty, he was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Charles Davis; a daughter, Linda Hampson; and 2 grandsons, Charles Elliott and Garrick Davis; 4 sisters; 4 brothers

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday July 11, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home with Reverend Bruce Jewett officiating.  Burial will be at Lenawee Hills Memorial Gardens, Adrian.  Visitation will be held Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8p.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian. You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com.  Memorial contributions may be made to the family of Art Davis.  Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.