Richard Davis

Obituary of Richard H. Davis

Richard H. Davis, 66, of Venice, Florida died March 9, 2007. He was born July 7, 1940 in Lynch, Kentucky and moved to Venice 5 years ago from Pittsburgh, PA. He was Vice President of USWA – United Steel Workers of America, retiring in 2002. Mr. Davis started with the Steel Workers Union in 1962; graduated from Concord University in West Virginia; was active in the Democratic Party; was the USWA District 7 Director in Alabama; and traveled extensively as the USWA International Affairs Director. Survivors include his wife of 46 years Kay Davis of Venice; 2 sons Richard A. Davis of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL & Robert H. Davis of San Luis Obispo, CA; 4 grandchildren Caroline, Rocco, Madalyn, & Abagail; sister Brenda Miller of Charleston, WV; brother Jim Davis of Orange Park, FL; pre-deceased by his brother Tom Davis. A Gathering will be held on Monday, March 12th, from 2-3 PM at Farley Funeral Home, Venice Chapel. A Celebration of Life will follow at 3:00PM. Memorial Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2801 Fruitville Road, Suite 250, Sarasota, FL 34237. Friends may visit anytime online at to sign guest register book and extend condolences to the family.
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