Treaver Scott Davis
WHS Alumni Class of 1930
January 19, 2007
WINSLOW- Treaver Scott Davis, 96, at rest Friday, Jan. 19, 2007, was born Jan. 8, 1911, in Littles, Ind., and a resident of Winslow, Ind., for most of his life.
Since March of 2006, he had been a resident at Independence Village in Naperville.
He is survived by one daughter, Treva Beth (husband Chuck) Brashers of Naperville, Ill.; three grandchildren, Brandon (wife Tiffany) Brashears of Montgomery, Ill., Brianna (husband Cameron) Weust of Des Moines, Iowa, and Brittan Brashears of Naperville; and five great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Maud E. (nee Wood) and John Cliff Davis; his beloved wife, Fern, nee Ford, whom he married in 1938; two sisters, Beulah (Davis) Heuring, Bonita (Davis) Barnett; and a brother, Norval Davis.
He graduated from Winslow High School in 1930 and received a B.A. degree in Liberal Arts from Oakland City College in 1935. Following graduation, Mr. Davis taught at both Winslow High School and Palmyra High School until 1941. After being drafted into the Army Air Corps in 1941, he received a honorary medical discharge in 1943. Following his military service he was employed by the Old Ben Coal Company in the Purchasing and Inventory Control Department, where he remained until his retirement in 1973.
As an active member of the Winslow General Baptist Church, he taught Sunday School classes for many years. He was a member of the Winslow Masonic Lodge, the Scottish Rite Bodies of the valley and the Hadi Temple of Evansville. He served as president of the Pike County Hadi Shrine Club in 1971 and maintained membership in the Oakland City University Alumni Association. He also enjoyed gardening, fishing and painting. Visitation will take place at the Curtis Funeral Home in Winslow, on Friday, Jan. 26, from 5 to 8 p.m., with services at the Winslow General Baptist Church on Saturday, Jan. 27, at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Winslow.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the following organizations: Oakland City University, 143 N. Lucretia St., Oakland City, IN 47660; Pike County Community Foundation, 714 Main St., Petersburg, IN 47567; Winslow General Baptist Church, 600 E. Union St., Winslow, IN 47598; or St. Thomas Hospice, 8230 S. Madison St., Burr Ridge, IN 60527.