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Wayne C. Davis
January 23, 1947 - December 24, 2018

LOWVILLE - Wayne Charles Davis, 71, died at home early Monday afternoon, December 24, 2018, under the care of his family and Lewis County Hospice.

Mr. Davis was born on January 23, 1947, in Watertown to the late Charles Lewis and Clara E. (Madison) Davis.  He grew up in Lowville and graduated from Lowville Academy & Central School.  Then, he joined the U.S. Army in September of 1967 and served one tour in Vietnam before his honorable discharge in March of 1970.  On June 12, 1999, he married Betty A. Petrovitz at the Lowville United Methodist Church. They made their home on Sharp Street.

A life member for forty-nine years of the Lewis County Memorial Post #6912, V.F.W., and a life member of the Disabled American Veterans, he, also, belonged to the Lowville American Legion Post #162.  An avid New York Yankee and Minnesota Vikings fan, he, also, enjoyed walking, going to Atlantic City, gambling at the Turning Stone, and cruising in his numerous Mustangs.

Wayne is survived by his wife Betty; a step-son and his fiancée, Jason P. Ponzuric and Sayaka Kitamura, of Tokyo, Japan; his sister, Dona (Leo) Keenan, of Black River, and their children, Tammy (Richard) Blunden, Becky (Sean) Egnew, and Cindy Keenan; his sister-in-law, Norma (Fred) Clark, and their children, James (Patty) Clark, Joel Clark, Cathi (Keni) Johnson, and Cris (Josh) Reno; and his brother-in-law, Bill (Carol) Petrovitz, and their children, Katie and Andrew Petrovitz; as well as by several great nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends on Sunday, December 30, 2018, from 2:00 to 5:00 P.M. at the funeral home.  A memorial service will be held at the Sundquist Funeral Home on Monday, December 31, 2018, at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Jay Seymour officiating.  Following the service, military honors will be enacted.

The family would like to invite everyone to a luncheon at the V.F.W. following the service.  Memorials in Wayne’s name may be made to Lewis County Memorial Post #6912, V.F.W., 7752 West State Street, Lowville, New York 13367.

Sundquist Funeral Home, Lowville, New York, 2018.

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