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John R. Davis, 91

Obit John R. DavisNorthborough – John R. Davis, 91, died peacefully Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Beaumont of Northborough.

He leaves his loving wife of 67 years, Eileen D. (Cook) Davis; his children, Richard Davis and his wife Kathryn of Northborough and Robert Davis and his wife Maryanne of West Yarmouth; his grandchildren, Brian, Michael, James and wife Nicole, William and wife Sonja, Jeremy, and Jeffrey; and his great-granddaughters, Micayla and Lauryn. He was the father of the late John, who died in 2001, and Roy, who died in in 2013.

Born in Worcester and raised in Shrewsbury, he was the son of Arthur and Louise (Tuttle) Davis. He graduated from Shrewsbury High School, class of 1940. He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II in Germany and France. He was assigned to 83rd Signal Co., 83rd Infantry Division and received 5 battle stars for 5 campaigns.

Following the war, John worked for 45 years for Wyman-Gordon in Worcester as a quality inspector. His hobbies included gardening, woodworking, and building model ships. He was a devoted family man.

A graveside service with military honors will be held Saturday, April 5, at 10 a.m., at Old Howard Cemetery, Armsby Road, Sutton . There are no calling hours.

Memorial donations may be made to the Massachsuetts Audubon Society, 208 South Great Rd., Lincoln, MA 01773. Hays Funeral Home of Northborough directed arrangements.

To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, please visit www.haysfuneralhome.com.

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