Sam H. Davis, 81, of Fremont, OH and formerly of Pasadena, CA went to be with his Lord on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at Bellevue Hospital. He was born on May 14, 1934 in Abbeville, AL to Ularsee and Nettie (Grimsley) Davis. He attended Henry County Training School.
Sam married Mary L. Sewell in October of 1967 in California and she preceded him in death on July 2, 2006. He was a Supervisor for the State of California Transportation Department for over thirty years until he retired. Sam was a member of Ebenezer Church of God in Christ and had many interests including music, hats and spending time with his family.
Sam is survived by his children, Charlene Fisher, Janie Davis, Barbara Fisher, Sammy Davis, Jr., Ronda (Willie) Brown, all of Fremont, OH, Deborah (Robert) Wade, Sandusky, OH, Brian Davis of California, brother-in-law, Jeff Ferguson, Fremont, OH; step children, Keith Pettiford, Las Vegas, NV, Cheryl Agnew, Cleveland, OH; sisters, Annie (Joe) Lee and Eular M. Gaffney both of Fremont, OH, grandchildren, Felicia Smith, Anthony Turner, Jeremy Davis, Clarence Hill, Erika Davis, Joshua Wade, India Fisher; twenty-three great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild, Faith and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary L. Davis; step children, Thomas Pettiford, Jr. and Robert Pettiford and sister, Alberta Jones.
Visitation: Saturday, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home, 425 E. State St., Fremont, OH.
Service: Saturday, April 16, 2016; 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor C.J. Burel officiating.
Burial: Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Clyde, OH.
Memorials: Alzheimer’s Association of Northwest Ohio