Bob Davis, 69, of Mt. Vernon died 1:48 p.m. Feb. 10, 2005, at
Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
He was a 1958 graduate of the St. Louis School of Pharmacy and
was owner/operator of Southside Pharmacy until 1986; at the time
of his death, he was employed as a pharmacist at Wal-Mart Pharmacy,
where he had been for 17 years.
Mr. Davis was born Sept. 26, 1935, in Harrisburg to Robert Franklin
and Mildred I. (Beabout) Davis. He married Sharon (Borden) Davis on
Sept. 4, 1955, in Mt. Vernon; she survives.
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Monday at Hughey Funeral Home in
Mt. Vernon. The Rev. J.R. Janese will officiate. Burial will follow at
Hopewell Cemetery in rural Jefferson County. Friends may call from 5 to
8 p.m. Sunday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. A Shrine walk through
will be conducted at 8 p.m.
Mr. Davis is survived by his wife, Sharon Davis of Mt. Vernon; daughters
Lynn Schorfheide and husband Bill of O'Fallon, Mo., and Christie Bond and
husband Mark of Mt. Vernon; grandchildren Kati Bond of Mt. Vernon, Erin Bond
of Mt. Vernon, Maggie Bond of Mt. Vernon, Paul Bond of Mt. Vernon, Lauren
Curry of O'Fallon, Mo., and Ryan Schorfheide of O'Fallon, Mo.; nieces Donna
Dare and husband Dennis of Mount Zion and Laura Vladetich and husband Mike of
Ina; and several great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Mr. Davis was a member of Logan Street Baptist Church, Jefferson
County Shrine Club, Mt. Vernon Masonic Lodge 31 AF & AM and Ainad Shrine
Temple of East St. Louis. He was a board member of the YMCA. He was proud
of all of his grandchildren, and his family was first in his life. He
loved attending Mt. Vernon Rams basketball games. He served in the Army
For those who wish, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association
or the American Heart Association and will be accepted at the funeral home or
may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you
may call 242-3348 for further information.
Date: 12 Feb 2005
Source: Register-News, Mt Vernon IL
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman