Teague Funeral Service

2260 Ivy RD, Charlottesville, VA


Theodore Leroy Davis

September 21, 1928February 4, 2020

Theodore L. “Ted” Davis, 91, of Charlottesville, VA, passed away on February 4, 2020. Ted was born on September 21, 1928, in West Middlesex, Pennsylvania, to Thomas W. Davis and Helen Breu Davis. After graduating from West Middlesex High School, Ted joined the US Army and was stationed in Japan. Following his military service, Ted earned his Bachelor’s degree at Slippery Rock College and his Master’s degree in education at Westminster College. He spent his entire career in public education, working as a teacher, principal, and administrator. Ted took great pleasure in spending time with his family. Upon retirement, Ted enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing (including numerous holes in one!) and reading. In addition to his parents, Ted was preceded in death by his siblings Thomas Davis Jr., Donald Davis, and Vivian Davis McDowell. Ted is survived by his wife of 66 years, Ruth Davis, his four sons, Mark Davis (Mary) of Pasadena, CA, John Davis of Lake Junaluska, NC, Robert Davis (Kathleen) of Charlottesville, VA, and James Davis of Columbus, OH, sister Margaret O’Kresik of Hermitage, PA, in-laws Ralph McDowell of Transfer, PA, Charlotte Davis, St. Petersburg, FL, and Clara Davis of Hermitage, PA, seven grandchildren Erica, Andy, Chris, Jonathan, Jason, Mary and Allie, and many nieces and nephews. A private celebration of Ted’s life will be held at a later date.


7 March

Celebration of Life

5:00 pm

Aldersgate United Methodist Church

1500 Rio Road E
Charlottesville, VA 22901


Theodore Leroy Davis

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