Michael Joseph Davis, 80, of Buena Vista, died Thursday, January 11, 2018. He was born November 23, 1937 in Elwood, IN, and was the son of the late Margaret Dyer (Walter) Wallace and Ralph L. Davis. He was the husband of the late Maryann Betz Davis who died November 13, 2017. They were married for 53 years. Michael was a 1955 graduate of the former St. Peter High School in McKeesport and was a US Army Veteran. He was a Group Leader at US Steel Irwin Works and retired after 40 years of service. He was a member of the First Evangelical Free Church of McKeesport and Calvary Chapel of South Pittsburgh. He was also a member of the Port Vue and White Oak American Legions and the Elizabeth Township Senior Citizens. He is survived by his sons, Paul M. (Debbie) Davis of Pennsville, NJ, and Christopher A. (Alycia Albis) Davis of Charlotte, NC, daughter, Susan A. (Ron Hunt) Davis of Port Vue, grandsons, Christopher A. Davis, II, and Jason B. Davis of Charlotte, NC, brother-in-law, Frank G. (Diane) Betz of North Huntingdon, sisters-in-law, Eileen R. Morgan of Liberty Borough and Karen E. Cloonan of Lancaster, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Ralph L. "Sonny" Davis, Jr. Friends are welcome Monday, January 15 from 1-3 and 5-7:00 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Monday at 7:00 pm. Inurnment with Military Honors will be in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville along with his wife, Maryann. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity. Condolences may be made at gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published January 13, 2018.