SEBRING, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – David Lee Davis passed away Friday evening, April 15, 2022 at 8:45 p.m. at his home in Sebring, Ohio following a long fight of COPD which led to strokes. Dave had ben bed ridden for his last couple of years and under hospice care.

He was preceded in death by his wife of over 50 years, Ardella Jane (Williams) Davis in August of 2017 and who he married July 7, 1967 at the Quaker Hill Friends Church by Rev. Waltz. He was also preceded in death by his father and mother and younger brother, Keith Davis, all of West Virginia.

David was born on a farm outside Cameron, West Virginia, on November 14, 1940.

He graduated from Cameron High School; worked at the Cameron Ford Dealership; served in the United States Army for five years and met Jane Williams when she was a senior at Cameron High School then they moved to Sebring in 1967. When they moved to Sebring he worked at Armor’s in Alliance; owned and operated the Gulf Gas Station in Sebring, Ohio and worked at Timken Steel in Canton for 38 years and also worked for a short time at Baily Ford.

No services will be held per David’s wishes.

Arrangements are being handled by Gednetz-Ruzek & Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Service. You may sign the guest register online at

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A television tribute will air Thursday, April 21 at the following approximate times: 6:43 a.m. on WYTV, 9:32 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.