Glenn E. Davis “Ted”, died peacefully on Monday, October 8th, 2012 at the Livingston County Center for Nursing in Mt. Morris, New York. He was 92 years old.
He was born December 21, 1919 in Rochester, New York to Evan and Grace (Woodworth) Davis. He was a WWII veteran serving with the United States Navy from 1942 to 1946. After the war, he attended Purdue University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Psychology.
In 1984, Ted retired from Eastman Kodak Company where he had worked for many years. Prior to working for Eastman Kodak Company, he lived in Wisconsin and worked as a sales representative for Bausch & Lomb. While living in Wisconsin, he owned and operated a popular restaurant in Racine, Wisconsin. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post 1830, Chili, New York.
He was predeceased in death by his wife Betty Mae (Siebert) Davis, his mother and father Evan and Grace (Woodworth) Davis, two brothers Evan and Roger Davis and a sister Jean. Ted is survived by his son Gary Davis of West Allis, Wisconsin, his friends and caregivers Dee & Sam Trass and many friends who loved him dearly.
A celebration of Ted’s life will be held on Thursday, October 18th at the Kevin Dougherty Funeral Home, 21 Big Tree Street, Livonia, New York. Calling hours from 3:30 to 4:00 p.m. followed by a memorial service with full military honors. Burial at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Geneseo. Those wishing, may consider a donation in honor of Glenn Davis to Vitale Park, c/o Town of Livonia, P.O. Box 43, Livonia, NY 14487. Please feel free to share condolences at www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com.
A special thank you to the staff at the Livingston County Nursing Home (Mealody Green) – for the loving care and compassion they provided Ted during the past year and a half.
Farewell Ted. You will always be loved and missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing you. You will be remembered for your true grit, your good nature, your fun-loving ways, your unbelievable generosity, your way of making the best of all situations and your undying friendship. You were a great role model for all of us and a one-of-a-kind guy.