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David C. Davis, Sr., age 81, of Greenville, passed away Thursday, December 24, after a long illness.

He was born in Sharon, PA on September 1, 1939 to Mary (Homer) Davis and Sam Davis. In 1959 he married Annette Trent who survives. Dave graduated from Mercer High School in 1957, Slippery Rock State Teachers College in 1961 and completed his Masters Degree studies at Edinboro University. Dave began his elementary teaching career in Bradford, PA and subsequently taught for 31 years at East Side School until retiring in 1996. While teaching in Greenville, he was a member of the Education Association as had served as president.

For all of his life, Dave was an avid hunter who spent most deer seasons with his sons and fellow hunting enthusiasts at his camp in McKean County. Following retirement, he and his wife were able to travel and visit family. They moved to the Pittsburgh area for a few years and recently returned to Greenville.

Children David and his wife Kelley survive along with their sons, Josh, Ben and his wife, Alana; Sam and his companion Debbie Stevens and her daughter Amanda; Jonelle, her husband Mark Thomas and sons Mitchell and Zach; Kathleen and children Evelyn, Audrey, Sebastian and Julian. Brothers John and his wife Wilma live in Conneaut Lake; Tom Kinton and his wife Rihana reside in Ellston, Iowa. His eldest brother Jim preceded him in death. His widow Ethelyn survives as do children Cindy and her husband, Art; Andrew and his wife, Marcie; and Jennifer and her husband Braddock. Two nephews, Kevin and Jack, children of John and Wilma, preceded him in death.

Due to Covid-19 safety concerns, all services are private.  All arrangements have been entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville.

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20 Comments

  1. Heidi Hause Heidi Hause
    December 29, 2020    

    Absolutely one of our favorite teachers. My husband and I both had him at East Middle. Thoughts and prayers for his family. Kevin and Heidi (Harriger) Hause.

  2. James and Darla Berry James and Darla Berry
    December 29, 2020    

    You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  3. Anonymous Anonymous
    December 30, 2020    

    Condolences to all.

  4. Anonymous Anonymous
    December 30, 2020    

    Condolences to all.
    Frank and Mary Jane Fenton

  5. Rod Everett Rod Everett
    December 30, 2020    

    Annette and family, we were so sorry to hear of Dave’s passing, I will always have the great and wonderful memories of the great hunting times we all shared together hunting in marshburg, in New York and other places he was a great friend great father and will be missed by many. You and the family will be in our thoughts and prayers!

  6. Anonymous Anonymous
    December 30, 2020    

    Dave and all Davis family please accept our sincere condolences.
    In our hearts and prayers always.
    Kindest regards.

    Sam and Jackie Millington

  7. David Kaulen David Kaulen
    December 30, 2020    

    Annette and family I am so sorry to hear about Dave’s passing. I will always remember the time I took Dave in the canoe on the Shenango River bow hunting carp for his first time ( and I have that picture ) and what a blast it was. Your family are in my prayers and God Bless

  8. Darlene Pressler Cook Darlene Pressler Cook
    December 30, 2020    

    Sam Dave and Mrs Davis your family has our prayers during this trying time.
    Love Darlene Pressler Cook

  9. Anonymous Anonymous
    December 30, 2020    

    My sincere condolences to Dave and his family .

    Kind regards

    Sanjay Rambhadjan

  10. Lee Ann Landfried Micsky Lee Ann Landfried Micsky
    December 30, 2020    

    I am deeply saddened by Dave’s passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to Annette, Dave, Jonele, Sam, and Kathleen and families. Not only was Dave my principal at East Side growing up , but I had the honor of teaching with Dave and Annette for 12 years at East Side. Prayers for all.

  11. Jess Jackal Jess Jackal
    December 30, 2020    

    I have so many good memories of our younger years and so very sorry to hear of Dave’s passing.

  12. Ron Mead Ron Mead
    December 31, 2020    

    It was with Great Sadness to me , upon hearing of the passing of Dave. His friendship helped me through troubled times . My sincere condolences to Annette and the families.

  13. John and Susan Davis John and Susan Davis
    December 31, 2020    

    Our family is saddened by the loss of cousin Dave. we extend sympathy to Annette and family. May he rest in peace.

  14. Betty K Junk Betty K Junk
    December 31, 2020    

    Sending deepest sympathy to all the family. Your husband/dad was a favorite among the students and parents both. My children all really liked him. You are in my prayers.

  15. Kevin Foust Kevin Foust
    January 1, 2021    

    Mr. Davis was truly one of a kind. He had a fantastic sense of humor. Thoughts and prayers to the Davis family.

  16. Ingrid Cordasco Ingrid Cordasco
    January 1, 2021    

    Sending deepest condolences to your entire family. May your happy memories bring you peace.

  17. Anonymous Anonymous
    January 3, 2021    

    Mr. Davis was one of my favorite teachers, I am so sorry to hear of his passing. He was such a kind man.
    -Megan Jordan

  18. Lois (Rust) Simons Lois (Rust) Simons
    January 3, 2021    

    So sorry for your loss his family and my mothers were neighbors out in Jefferson Twsp and mr. Davis was my principal in elementary school great guy who always was smiling. Again sorry for your loss prayers to you all at this time of loss.

  19. Jeff Bayuk Jeff Bayuk
    January 3, 2021    

    I grew up in Greenville and some of my fondest memories are playing little league baseball. One of my coaches was Mr Davis. He was a great inspiration to me and encouraged all of us with his positive attitude and supportive teaching. I am 62 years old now and no longer live in Greenville, but the memories of the fun we had playing for Coach Davis and the Yankees at Riverside park are memories I’ll have forever.
    My deepest condolences to the Davis family. What a great guy.

  20. Jan Marshall Jan Marshall
    January 4, 2021    

    My deepest heartfelt condolences go out to the Davis family. I am so sorry for your loss.

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