Jeffrey R. Davis
Jeffrey R. Davis
  • November 3, 1946 - January 5, 2016
  • Massachusetts

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Jeffrey R. Davis, 69, of Fairhaven, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at home.

Born in New Bedford, a son of the late Clifford and Dorothy (Reid) Davis, he was a lifelong resident of Fairhaven.

He was a graduate of Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School, class of 1966.

Mr. Davis had worked for the former Commonwealth Electric Company for 37 years.

A United States Navy Veteran, he proudly served his country during the Vietnam War attaining the rank of Fireman. He was the recipient of the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with four bronze stars, Navy Unit Commendation with one bronze star, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal.

He was a member of the VFW Post 2892, the American Legion Post 166 and a Fairhaven town meeting member. Jeff enjoyed fishing and socializing at his favorite local coffee shops.

His family includes a brother, Steven M. Davis and his wife Deborah of Fairhaven; a sister, Jerilyn Belinski and her husband John of E. Falmouth; three nieces, one nephew, five great-nieces and one great-nephew. He was the former husband of Nancy (Sorentino) Davis.

His Memorial Service will be held on Friday, January 8, 2016 at 11 am in the Unitarian Memorial Church, 102 Green St., Fairhaven. His family will receive guests prior from 10-11 am in church.

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