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Donald D. DavisDonald D. Davis, 94, of Ford City, PA, passed away Monday, July 26, 2021 at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital in Kittanning, Pa.
He was born January 12, 1927 in Burrell Twp., Armstrong Co., PA, the son of James Worth Davis and Mary Eldora (Fennell) Davis.
Donald was a lifelong resident of Burrell Township and a member of St. Michael's Lutheran Church, where he served as the Sunday school superintendent and held several other offices. He was the owner and operator of his family's farm and was also self-employed as a truck driver. Donald was active in Masonic organizations, holding the position of Past Master at Apollo Lodge 437 F&AM and the Commander In Chief of the Valley of the Coudersport Consistory. He was also a 33rd-Degree Mason and was a member of the Syria Shrine.
Donald was a charter member of the Burrell Township Volunteer Fire Department and collected John Deere tractors. He was a gifted musician and played the saxophone, banjo and guitar in local bands.
He will be deeply missed by his loving wife, LaRue (Long) Davis, whom he married September 15, 1948; daughter, Vicky Frerotte, of Ford City; granddaughter, Corina Troxler and husband, Ian, of Big Sky, MT; and great-granddaughter, Norma LaRue Troxler.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Cynthia "Cindy" Davis; brothers, Harold, Milford and Clifford Davis; and sisters, Margarette Baker, Jean Jackson and Helen Montgomery.
Services will be private at Don's request.
Interment is in Brick Church Cemetery, Ford City, PA.
Contributions can be made in Donald's honor to St. Michael's Lutheran Church, 2264 Garretts Run Rd., Ford City, PA 16226.
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