SALEM, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Judy Ann Lydic Davis, 68, died Thursday, January 6, 2022, at Altman Hospital in Canton.

She was born June 9, 1953, in Spangler, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late James Blair and Velma Geraldine Lydic.

Judy was a 1971 graduate of Salem High School and a graduate of Kent State University.

She was a former committee member of Boy Scout Troop 2 and leader of Girl Scout Troop 409.

Judy was a life-long crafter and passionate in genealogy. Judy had her first grandchild seven months ago and was over the moon. She loved being a mother and grandmother.

Survivors include a son, Scott Keating Davis of Akron; daughter, Rebecca (James) Spencer of Akron; grandchild, Velma Jane Spencer; brother, Edwin Bruce (Chris) Lydic of Salem; sister, Amy Sue (David) Shoaff of Leetonia and numerous nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents; her husband, Richard Allen Davis and brother, James Howard Lydic, also preceded her in death.

Friends and family will be received from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Friday, January 14, 2022, at Stark Memorial. The family is asking that masks be worn and to follow social distancing.

A funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home, with Pastor Frank Zugaro, officiating.

Burial will be held at Highland Memorial Park in Beloit.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Weathervane Playhouse, 1301 Weathervane Lane, Akron, OH 44313.

If unable to attend, you may show your support by joining our complimentary “Hugs from Home” program, where your message will be attached to a balloon in the chapel to remind the family of your love and support at

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A television tribute will air Monday, January 10 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.