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Sammy Davis, Jr.

Posted By Scott Hanes On February 11, 2020 @ 8:42 pm In Obituaries | 32 Comments

Sammy Davis, Jr., 61, of Fremont, OH passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky, OH.  He was born May 17, 1958 in Fremont, OH to Sam H. Davis and Barbara (Bohler) Pettiford.  He was a 1977 graduate of Fremont Ross High School.

Sammy worked at Heinz and Whirlpool Corp.  He enjoyed watching football, listening to music and loved spending time with his family.

Sammy is survived by his daughter, Felecia Smith, Washington D.C.; siblings, Charlene Fisher, Janie Davis, Barbara Fisher, all of Fremont, OH, Deborah (Robert) Wade, Sandusky, OH, Ronda (Willie) Brown, Ular Cadett Davis, Jeffery Ferguson, all of Fremont, OH; six grandchildren and one great grandchild; two aunts and two uncles; eighteen nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; Sam and Mary Davis, Barbara and Tom Pettiford; numerous aunts and uncles.

Visitation:  Friday, February 14, 2020, from 10:00 am to Noon at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St, Fremont, OH

Memorial Services will follow at Noon at the funeral home with Pastor C.J. Burel officiating.

Memorials can be made to Fremont Dialysis Center, 2400 Enterprise Drive, Fremont, OH 43420

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#1 Condolence By Gail Johnson On February 11, 2020 @ 10:12 pm

I am sorry for the loss of your precious brother Sammy Davis, And I Praying God give you guy’s strength in the Midnight Hour, Amen

#2 Condolence By Lori Brown On February 11, 2020 @ 10:30 pm

A link has been removed from this earthly chain, only to hook up with that heavenly chain. It will all connect again one day. My heart is comforted to know that Jedi is free from “all” pain. We loved that dude! Forever in our hearts. Prayers of Comfort, Love and Strength. ❤️ Arlo and Lori Brown.

#3 Condolence By Juanita Harris On February 11, 2020 @ 10:30 pm

To my Friends in Fremont Ohio the Davis Family I am so sorry for your loss God just needed another angel for his vineyard Love y’all Juanita and Mildred Harris Fort Valley Ga.

#4 Condolence By Mike britner On February 11, 2020 @ 10:47 pm

I’m sorry for your loss I grew to know him like he was family to me and that was my boy and everybody at copper will miss him being there with us and having fun and I’m truly sorry to family for your loss gone but never forgotten

#5 Condolence By Queen On February 12, 2020 @ 11:37 pm

Sending my condolences to the family Sammy will be missed I’ve known him for only 10 yrs moved to Fremont 15 yrs ago he welcomed me with open arms I have very good memories of him R.I.H. my friend

#6 Condolence By Karen Ervin-Lee On February 11, 2020 @ 11:04 pm

Condolences to the family, Janie and Charlene. May God give you peace and comfort in this difficult time. Prayers going up ♡

#7 Condolence By Sandra Tooks On February 12, 2020 @ 12:41 am

RIP Sammy. You will be missed. We love you.

#8 Condolence By Felicia smith On February 12, 2020 @ 1:25 am

To my King my daddy you will forever be in our hearts forever and ever keep looking over us we love you and miss you so much I’m sorry I wasn’t around more I’m so sorry

#9 Condolence By Alyce Witt On February 12, 2020 @ 2:16 am

Sorry for your loss, keeping each of you in my thoughts & prayers. Sammy will be missed.

#10 Condolence By Aaron Sewell On February 12, 2020 @ 2:39 am

I’m sorry for your loss he was my best friend and my daughter’s Godfather he will be truly missed I love you Bo Diddley rest in peace

#11 Condolence By Linda Kidd On February 12, 2020 @ 4:07 am

I am so sorry words can’t express the pain I know you all are going through with but God will give you all the strength just trust I love you all

#12 Condolence By Dave Rau On February 12, 2020 @ 5:17 am

I am sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one, Sammy Davis JR. May God Bless Sammy into his kingdom! Amen!

#13 Condolence By Janet Horn On February 12, 2020 @ 6:40 am

So very sorry for the loss of your loved one.May he rest in peace.

#14 Condolence By Timothy Tate On February 12, 2020 @ 1:52 pm

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time of grief and sorrow. May Gods comfort and strength be your sufficiency.

#15 Condolence By Vincent Price On February 12, 2020 @ 2:12 pm

My condolences to the family my prayers go out to you rest in peace jed

#16 Condolence By Walter & Nora Lindsey On February 12, 2020 @ 5:28 pm

So sorry to hear of Sammy’s passing.
Our prayers go out to his family and friends. Rest in peace Sammy.

#17 Condolence By Wili Carter On February 12, 2020 @ 6:07 pm

My deepest condolences to the family. From Ferrous Street, we’ve always been family..Praying for God’s love and his abundant blessing upon you all..Sammy will truly be missed!

#18 Condolence By Dallas/Mae Dell Leake On February 12, 2020 @ 6:31 pm

Deepest condolences to the family.

#19 Condolence By Derrrill Daniels On February 12, 2020 @ 6:47 pm

“God is able to make all grace abound toward us……”
‭‭2 Corinthians 9:8

My condolences for you all’s lose. Jed said that he would go to church with me. I’m going to miss that. RIP SAMMY

#20 Condolence By CHARLES CRAWFORD On February 12, 2020 @ 9:32 pm

My condolences to the Davis Family.

#21 Condolence By Terrance & JoeAnn On February 13, 2020 @ 12:43 am

Our deepest condolences to the Davis family.

#22 Condolence By barbara fisher On February 24, 2020 @ 11:11 pm

I miss you bro!

#23 Condolence By Lucy bustos santiago On February 13, 2020 @ 1:06 am

I am so sorry for you loss of Sam he was a great guy Ive been away from.fremont for a long time but I remember Sam from school what a shame may he rest in peace .You will be missed my condolences

#24 Condolence By Brenda Martinez On February 13, 2020 @ 3:56 am

Rest easy Jed

#25 Condolence By juanita bailey On February 14, 2020 @ 1:31 am

sorry about your loss, i pray that are heavenly father will strengthen you thru this time of your loss he’s always there when we need him,he is our strength

#26 Condolence By Toni Kay Sewell On February 14, 2020 @ 4:29 am

I’ll always remember that contagious smile. Praying for peace that surpasses all understanding for the entire Davis family.
Love you all
Toni ❤️❤️

#27 Condolence By Cheryl Agnew & Rich, Joy and Sonja On February 14, 2020 @ 3:00 pm

Sending condolences from Cleveland Ohio. Sammy always greeted me and my family with his pretty smile. RIP Sammy.

#28 Condolence By robert and betty patterson On February 14, 2020 @ 3:59 pm

Sorry for your loss. Jed will be missed Robert and Betty Patterson

#29 Condolence By Mike On February 16, 2020 @ 10:40 pm

I worked with Sam at Heinz, rest in peace my friend. Enjoyed many talks with him as a newbie coming into that place.

#30 Condolence By Elsa On February 17, 2020 @ 5:37 pm

My deepest condolences to the family Sammy He was one of teenage memories I will take to the stairway to heaven with me I was on the back of the motorcycle that sammy was struck by on rt 20 as my brother waited across the st for him I’ll not ever forget the scream for his momma that night we always remained dear & close friends I’m so deeply sorry I wasn’t there to say goodbye I just found out 2/17 again my deepest prayers to the family & Sammy you take care of my boy up there give him lots of love from his momma & Sabby too I know you will brother Rest Easy just Heartbroken until we meet again Sammy…

#31 Condolence By Ric Garcia On February 17, 2020 @ 7:15 pm

Thoughts an prayers for ur family my friend , RIP !!!!!

#32 Condolence By Yvette Oliver King On March 4, 2020 @ 4:42 pm

My sympathy’s go out to the Davis family. I only saw today of Sammy’s passing. I remember him to be a good guy. May God bring peace to all of you.

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