Graveside funeral services for R. Paul Davis, 74, of Newcomerstown, will be held at a later date in the West Lawn Cemetery, Newcomerstown. Rev. Chris Cutshall will officiate. The Addy Funeral Home in Newcomerstown is in charge of arrangements. He passed away Oct. 25, 2009, at Southeastern Med, Cambridge.

He was born Dec. 19, 1934, in Munday, W.Va., the son of the late Elery Guy Davis and Lula Levada (Belt) Davis.

He retired as the Newcomerstown Street Superintendent.

The joy of his life was raising and training horses. He enjoyed competing at the county fairs' horse pulls. He was a member of the Ohio Horse Pullers Association.

Survivors include two sons, Jeff Davis and Tom Davis, both of Newcomerstown; four daughters, Peg (Dwane) Jones of West Lafayette, Patty (Chuck) Hosfelt of Coshocton, and Cathy (Tim) Myers and Deana (Mike) Bryant, all of Newcomerstown; 25 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Opal (Bob) Curtis and Deloris (Marvin) Stocker, all of Newcomerstown; and one brother, Neal (Shirley) Davis of Newcomerstown.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.addyfuneralhome.com.