Ralph W. Davis
(October 4, 1909 - August 26, 1998)
Oneida Daily Dispatch
Thursday, Aug. 27, 1998
Ralph W. Davis
Ralph W. Davis, 88, of Center Road, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 1998, at the
Crouse Community Center,Morrisville, N.Y., following a long illness.
He was born Oct. 4, 1909, in Madison, the son of Fred and Ethel Mae Wenham
He was a Madison resident most of his life and a 1927 graduate of Madison
High School. He was a self-employed dairy farmer most of his life, retiring
in 1982. He had also been a substitute mail carrier in Madison, had worked
for Savage Arms in Utica, and the Conde Milk Machine Co. of Sherrill.
He married the former Melora Lamb on Aug. 20, 1930, in Camden. She died on
July 3, 1982.
He was a past member of the Dairylea Co-op and G.L.F. (Agway). He was a
member of the Woodman and World Society.
Surviving are two sons and a daughter-in-law, Stanley E. and Carol Davis
and Gordon L. Davis, all of Madison; three daughters and a son-in-law, Carole
Silvernail of Franklin, Kathleen Rhodes of Madison and Laurel and James Hall
of Unadilla; four brothers Lawrence Davis of Madison, H.Fredric Davis of Port
St. Lucie, Fla., Bernard Davis of Bouckville, and Richard Davis of
Schenectady; a sister, Ethlyn Pray of Salinas, Calif; 12 grandchildren, 12
great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a
daughter, Helen Ford, on Feb.27,1960
Date: Saturday, October 23, 1999 01:15 AM
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