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Harold Glenn Davis, 86, of Martinsburg, passed away Sunday, December 10, 2017 in the V A Medical Center Community Living Center. Born December 11, 1930 in Mt. Vernon, Illinois he was the son of the late Gerald Joseph Davis and Neva Blankenship Davis. He earned a BA in Criminal Justice from George Mason University. Glenn was a decorated veteran serving our country for over 20 years in the US Navy, Marine Corps, and the Army, before retiring as a Chief Warrant Officer. He later joined the U S Capitol Police, rising to the rank of Sergeant. After moving back to Illinois he pursued emergency response work as a paramedic. He loved working with his hands, sketching and drawing, gardening, and raising beautiful flowers.
He is survived by his first wife, Dorothy Jeanne Davis, and their three children, Michael Davis of Ranson, West Virginia, Kathryn McCormick of Manassas, Virginia, and Robert Davis of Seattle, Washington. His surviving stepchildren are Pam Kennedy, Cindy Poston, and David Poston, all of Mt. Vernon, Illinois. There are 8 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. He has one surviving sister, Rowena Fornear of Decatur, Illinois. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, DEtta Heard, and his second wife, Charlotte Poston Davis, the mother of his stepchildren.
Services and interment will be in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
Online condolences may be offered at www.BrownFuneralHomesWV.com
Published on December 15, 2017
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