Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Obituary: Clarence Richard (Dick) Davis, 82, Hornell

HORNELL - Clarence Richard (Dick) Davis, 82, of Aspen Circle, passed away Saturday (November 24, 2018) at St. James Mercy Hospital.
Born in Almond, NY, October 22, 1936, a son of Nellie (Robertson) Davis, he had resided in Hornell his whole life. Dick was a dedicated employee serving as a Maintenance Supervisor at Steuben Theater and a Projectionist at the Hornell Cinema; together totaling 31 years of service. He partnered with his brother Gene for over 4 years at G&R Small Engine Repair. He was able to repair just about anything electronic or mechanical. Dick accomplished all this despite a disability that left his right leg 3 inches shorter than his left leg; he never used this as an excuse not to work. Dick loved fishing and watching TV, especially MASH reruns.
He was predeceased by his mother Nellie and his brother George Davis.
He is survived by his brother Gene Davis, a sister-in-law Janice (Dibble) Davis and a nephew Cory Davis.
To send a remembrance to the family, please visit  The family is being assisted by David W. Ames, Director.
The family will be present on Friday (11/30/208) from 1-2 p.m., at the Bender - Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 354 Canisteo St, Hornell where a memorial service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 2 p.m., Rev. Tony Ross officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, Canisteo.

Friends may make memorial contributions to: the Hornell Area Humane Society, 7649 Industrial Park Road, Hornell, NY 14843. To send flowers to the family of Clarence R. Davis, please visit our
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