Mr. Coy Davis, 91, a resident of Elkins, passed away Monday, April 18, 2011, in the Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center. He had been in declining health.
He was born Sept. 1, 1919, at Onego, a son of the late Ira and Margaret "Fanny" Conrad Davis.
He was married four times, first to Gathel Morral Davis, to Donnis Poling Davis, to Mary Ellen Conrad Davis and to Beatrice Jones Davis, all of whom preceded him in death.
Surviving are five children, Judy Ann Boyers and husband, Doug, of Weyers Cave, Virginia, Wanda Jean Wetherell and husband, Mack, of Weyers Cave, Virginia, Jerry Lee Davis and wife, Linda, of Elkins, Rita Faye Davis of Montrose and David Matthew Davis of Elkins. Also surviving are one sister, Effie George of Harrisonburg, Virginia; and 13 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Also preceding him in death were one daughter, Sara Jane Haymond Anacher; two sisters, Zona Turner and Elsie Helmick; two brothers, Doris Davis and Floyd Davis; and a stepson, William H. Kerr.
Mr. Davis was employed as a coal miner for many years and as a foreman for Kelly Foundry for many years prior to his retirement.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, April 22, at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. On Saturday, he will be moved to Mountain State Memorial Gardens near Gilman where a graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Basil A. Hensley will officiate and interment will follow.
Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Coy Davis. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.