AUSTINTOWN - Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 AM at Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel for Robert J. Davis, 74, who passed away late Saturday evening at Hospice House surrounded by family and friends.
Robert was born Nov. 11, 1937 in Poland, a son of the late Arthur and Viola (Miles) Davis.
Robert grew up in East Palestine where he also graduated. He was a veteran of the United States Navy.
Robert was well known in the restaurant business. He managed My Place Restaurant on Javit Court where he was known for his prime rib, and John Vincent's Pub in the Southern Park Mall where he was known for his homemade soups. Robert retired in 2002 from The Gatsby Restaurant where he was the manager and operator.
He enjoyed gardening, cooking, and spending time with friends.
Robert leaves his wife the former Linda J. Oros whom he married April 16, 1982; three daughters Debra (Steven) Salmen of Columbiana, Nicole (Eric) Davis-Fairchild of Austintown and Andrea (Michael) Paventi of Austintown; a sister Grace Cohen of New Middletown; two brothers Art (Jane) Davis of East Palestine and Glen Davis of New Waterford; and four grandchildren Jonathan, Stacey, Justin, and Dylan.
Robert was also preceded in death by two sisters Margaret Duwe and Alice Giofredo and a granddaughter Kimberly Salmen. Family and friends may call Tuesday from 5 to 8 PM and Wednesday from 10 to 11 AM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers material tributes may take the form of donations to Hospice of the Valley and Juvenile Diabetes.