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Raymond Henry Davis Jr.

June 12, 1938 - May 5, 2023

Graveside Service will be 2:00 pm Wednesday May 10th at Gilliland Cemetery. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Samaritan Evergreen Hospice. www.sweethomefuneral.com.

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Raymond Henry Davis Jr.
June 12, 1938 – May 5, 2023

Raymond “Ray” Henry Davis, Jr., 84, of Sweet Home passed away Friday May 5, 2023. He was born in Burgdorf Hot Springs, Idaho the son of Raymond H. and Roma (Barns) Davis, Jr.
Raymond came to Sweet Home in 1969, moved to Astoria in 1975, and back to Sweet Home in 1983. He started working, cutting and peeling redwoods with his dad and grandfather, in California. His main job was a spreader man. He made sheets of plywood by laying veneer with glue strips in between. He built houses throughout California and Oregon. He was a jack of all trades. Ray was an outdoors person. He loved to hunt, fish, water ski and ride motorcycles.

He is survived by his children: Cynthia Carson, of Astoria, Duane Davis of Sweet Home, Jennifer Goodwin of Warrrenton, Terry Davis of West Virginia, Donald Davis of Lebanon; three brothers: Boots, Buddy and Jerry; he had numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. Ray is preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Bernice Davis, February 23, 2023; brother: Larry Davis, in 2022; and parents Roma and Raymond Sr.

Graveside Service will be 2:00 pm Wednesday May 10th at Gilliland Cemetery. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Samaritan Evergreen Hospice.
www.sweethomefuneral.com.