Samuel G. Davis

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Samuel G. Davis, 72, of Marietta passed away at 8:04 am, Friday, February 2, 2018, at his home.  He was born March 6, 1945, in Ashtabula, Ohio, to George and Virginia May Davis.
Sam was a business agent for Parkersburg/Marietta Building Construction Trade Union and he was a member of Labors Local 639.  He was a member of Fort Harmar Gun Club, Hilltop Sporting Clays, was a member of the Church of Christ, a past Chairman of the Democratic Party, served on the Board of The American Red Cross and served with the United Way.  He was passionate about dirt track racing.
On January 10, 1965, Sam married Shirley Wellspring, who survives with one son and one daughter:  Debra (Timothy) Olive of Lowell and Mickey (Martha) Davis of Gallipolis; 5 grandchildren: Ryan (Rebecca) Sidwell, Nathan Sidwell, Austin (Ciara) Sidwell; Ali Davis and Cole Davis; 2 great grandchildren, Kira and Abbi Sidwell; brother Ronnie Davis and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday (Feb. 6) at 11:00 am at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Ron Laughery officiating.  Interment will follow in Tunnel Cemetery.  Family will greet friends at the funeral home on Monday from 3 to 5 and 6 to 8.  Messages of sympathy may be sent at
Samuel G. Davis
Date of Death: 
Fri, 02/02/2018
Date of Service: 
Tue, 02/06/2018
Service Time: 
11:00 am
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

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