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Robert G. Davis Jr.
Robert G. Davis Jr.

Robert G. Davis Jr., 86, of Wilmington, passed away Monday, March 14, 2016, after a short illness.

Born December 21, 1929, in Jacksonville, Fla., he was the only son of the late Robert G. Davis and Jewell Kennington Davis. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Burch Davis.

He is survived by his children, Robert Kennington Davis, Kathryn Davis DeShong (Craig) and Stuart Davis (Nan); and three grandchildren.

He had retired from the U.S. Naval Reserves as a commander and was a member of American Legion Post 10. He was happiest when he was boating and fishing with his dog.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 18, at Andrews Valley Chapel. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 19, in Oleander Memorial Gardens.

Donations may be made to American Legion Post 10, 702 Pine Grove Drive, Wilmington, NC 28409.

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