JEFFERSON - Joseph A. Davis, III, 84, died Saturday, May 18, 2013.
He was born in Sistersville, W. Va., the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Davis, Jr. He was a retired United States Army Major and Jefferson businessman. Mr. Davis was preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy Drake Davis; infant daughter, Pamela Davis; and a daughter, Penny Elliott.
Survivors include his wife, Sarah Silman Duke Davis, Jefferson; children, Joseph A. (Alicia) Davis, Athens, and Robin Lancaster, Massachusetts; stepson, Billy (Barbara) Duke, Jefferson; stepdaughter, Cathy (Kevin) Hooper, Gainesville; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jefferson First United Methodist Church or the Jefferson Public Library.