JOHN R. DAVIS1941-2011John R. Davis, 69, Newcomerstown, passed away Friday, May 6, 2011, at Union Hospital, Dover, with his family by his side. He was born Sunday, Dec. 21, 1941, in Newcomerstown, to the late John Harold and Maxine E. (Lewis) Davis.He graduated from Newcomerstown High School, class of 1959.He retired from Gen Corp. in 2004 after 42 years. He also was a part-time custodian for Newcomerstown High School Athletic Department. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Elks Lodge 1555 and Tri-County Sportsman Club, all of Newcomerstown, and was a former park board member and little league coach. He loved hunting, fishing, arrowhead hunting and spending time with his family and grandchildren. On Jan. 27, 1962, he married Evelyn (Duff) Davis, who survives.Also surviving are two sons, John R. (Karen) Davis II of Johnson and Jeffrey H. (Mary) Davis of Sunbury; six grandchildren, J.D., Hannah, Landen, Logan, Megan and Joey Davis; two sisters-in-law, Carolyn (Thomas) Polk and Diana (Lloyd) Booth, all of Whipple; mother-in-law, Audrey J. Duff of Whipple; two cousins, Robert (Nancy) Lewis and Charles (Mary) Lewis, all of Marysville; his beloved pet, Sam; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one infant son, John Ray Davis Jr.; and father-in-law, John F. Duff. Visitation will be Monday, May 9 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Addy Funeral Home, Newcomerstown, where services will follow at 1 p.m. with Jim Tufford officiating. Burial will be in West Lawn Cemetery, Newcomerstown. Memorial contributions may be made to: Cats 'N' Us, P.O. Box 832, New Philadelphia, OH 44663. Online condolences may be made at