August 22, 1936 – January 21, 2022
Robert was an Air Force veteran born in Beauty, KY. Following his service in the military, he became a Master Locksmith working in Civil Service. Robert, age 84, of Bellevue, NE was a veteran and beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and uncle. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Bertha; daughter, Sandy Erickson; son, Robert C. Davis (Carol); grandchildren: Josh Davis, Amy Barton (Sam Kinnett), Paige Carmona (Mohamed), Zac Davis, Kenny Erickson; great-grandchildren: Dominic Day, Rupert Hinrichsen, Winry Barton; siblings: Henry (Rosa), Earnest (Wanda), Mary (George), Jack (Janet), Martha (Mark); many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews.
VISITATION: Monday, January 31st from 10:30am to 11:30am, followed by FUNERAL SERVICE at 11:30am, all at the West Center Chapel. Interment: Bellevue Cemetery with Military Honors.
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Our beloved, Robert Davis, of Bellevue, Nebraska passed away on the evening of Friday, January 21, 2022. He was 84 years old.
Robert was born on August 22, 1936, to Everett and Mae Davis in Beauty, Kentucky. He was one of ten children.
Robert joined the Air Force and spent 20 years serving his country. Following his service in the military, he became a Master Locksmith working in Civil Service. He loved serving his country and was very proud to be a veteran. He truly enjoyed working with his hands as shown by his love of being a locksmith and carpenter. He built many beautiful items including a grandfather clock, roll-top desk, kitchen cabinets, patio and so much more. He had a great eye for detail and beauty. His greatest joy was spending his life with his beloved wife, Bertha M. Smith. They married on Christmas Eve, 1954 and were together for 67 years.
Robert will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Bertha; two children and their spouses: Sandy Erickson, Robert C. and Carol Davis; grandchildren: Josh Davis, Amy Barton (Sam Kinnett), Paige Carmona (Mohamed), Zac Davis, Kenny Erickson; great-grandchildren: Dominic Day, Rupert Hinrichsen, Winry Barton; brothers and sisters and their spouses: Henry Davis (Rosa), Earnest Davis (Wanda), Mary Hamilton (George), Jack Davis (Janet), Martha Edwards (Mark-deceased); as well as numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and extended family and friends.
Robert was preceded in death by parents, Everett and Mae Davis; brothers and sisters Shirl Davis, Calvin Davis, Shelba Varney and Oretha Farley.