Richard S. Davis of Kennett Square

Richard S. Davis
Richard S. Davis

Richard S. Davis, 75, of Kennett Square, died Friday, Jan. 22, at Brandywine Hall, West Chester. He was the husband of Shirley Peterson Davis, with whom he shared 38 years of marriage.

Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late James and May Lawrence Davis.

Richard was a security guard at the Chester County Prison. Prior to that, he had also worked at Lincoln University, Sears Hardware, Tri-M and the Kennett Senior Center.

He was a member of the Greater Works Ministry in Kennett Square.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Richard Davis of Parkesburg, and Jonathan Davis of Delaware.; two daughters, Rosiland Parker of South Carolina  and Antionette Davis of Media; one sister, Dorothy Brison of Delaware; six grandchildren and five great grandchildren; step children, Vandella Carter, Joann Hill, Sherry Bowman and Yvette Bowman; nine step grandchildren and eight step great grandchildren.

He was predeceased by one daughter, Evette Davis; one brother, Jimmy Davis and one sister, Mary Davis, and one stepson, Richard Bowman.

His service and burial will be private.

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Arrangements by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home in Kennett Square.

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