David "Dave" E. Davis
David “Dave” E. Davis, 80, of Springboro, passed away Friday morning, December 6, 2019 as the result of an automobile accident. He was born January 18, 1939, a son of the late Norman and Margaret (Smith) Davis. Dave owned and operated Dave Davis Vending and the Albion Laundromat & Car Wash. He was a member of the Hickernell United Methodist Church. Dave was very active in, and past President of, the Albion Volunteer Fire Department and the Albion Area Lions Club. He was a handyman who could build or fix anything. He loved working the Lions Club Chicken BBQ at the Albion Fair and travelling, especially his mission trips to Paraguay and West Virginia. He watched Western movies and was a fan of John Wayne, and he listened to the original style Country Western music. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Catharina “Tineke” Davis, on June 3, 2016, two brothers, Clair and Roy Davis. He is survived by three daughters, Patricia Raymond and her husband, Ron, of Edinboro, Pamela Davis and Paula Davis, both of Springboro, a sister, Dorothy Walters of Strattanville, PA, two brothers, Russell Davis and his wife, Dusty, of Strattanville, PA, Ross Davis and his wife, Janet, of Springboro. Also surviving are seven grandchildren, Daniel, Stephanie, Nicole, Alex, Linnae, Lianne, Sarah, two great-grandchildren, Jazmine and Ina, and many nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held at the Mattera Funeral Home, 188 East State Street, Albion, on Tuesday from 1-3pm and 5pm until the time of a memorial service there at 7pm with Pastor Bob Klingler officiating. Burial will be private by the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Albion Fire Department, 19 Smock Ave., Albion, PA 16401, or to the Albion Lions Club, P.O. Box 366, Albion, PA 16401. To light a memory candle or leave a condolence, please visit www.matterafuneralhome.com
Our heartfelt condolences are with you Patty and family. He will be missed by so many. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
We are so sorry for your loss. Dave was a wonderful person. He helped our West County Lions Club get started, and worked with us our first 2 years. Such a kind, generous person. He is missed already. What a blessing to know him.
So sorry for your loss, Dave will be missed by many. Thoughts and Prayers to the family.
So sorry for your loss knew Dave for many years thru the fire dept. Rest easy.
so very sorry , The Lions family will miss him very much
So sorry for your loss my deepest sympathy, Patty..
This was one of the greatest you’ll ever see. He will be missed by family, community and fire department. As insurance agent for the VFD I got to know and admire this man for his dedication to every facet of his life. God bless him.
So sorry for your loss.My prayers & condolences!
Our deepest condolences
The best man everyone around the world could ever wish for. The best firefighter emt and president for the Albion volunteer fire department.
Dave was a one of a kind man. He will be so missed in a community he loved. RIP
Our very deepest condolences
Our Deepest Sympathy
Thoughts and Prayers to Family and Friends. Dave was always a pillar in the community and will be missed by so many.
Dave was a good hearted man who always had a smile for everyone. He will be greatly missed.
Thoughts and prayers go out to Pam and family .
God bless Dave as he most certainly deserves it. A wonderful man and a True Lion in every way. We will miss Him.
So very sorry for your loss. May he fly with the angels in Heaven.
Dave was a great man and a mentor to many and he will he missed by the community
Our condolences. Godspeed Dave may you rest in peace.
Deepest Sympathies to the entire family and to all his friends who will miss him greatly.
To Daves family sorry for your loss he will be greatly miss. I will remember his jokes and very friendly personality thru the firehall where we first met. Rest in piece Dave
Dave was a good friend of my Dad, Jack Spaulding, years ago. Condolences.