OBITUARY

Joseph A. Davis

September 1, 1929April 21, 2018
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Joseph A. Davis, 88 of Clarksville, died Saturday, April 21, 2018. He was born September 1, 1929 in Masontown, a son of the late Morgan and Sarah Twyford Davis. Joe was a 1947 graduate of Jefferson High School. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. After his service to his country, Joe was an educator and teacher in the Jefferson-Morgan School District. He had a very interesting career path within the Jefferson-Morgan School District. He started as a custodian in 1954, then teacher, athletic director, assistant principal, and then as principal. Joe was a was a graduate of Waynesburg College in 1958, attend West Virginia University and Penn State University, where he obtained a Master’s Degree in Education. He was a member of the Clarksville Christian Church and Elder Emeritus of the church board. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 954, Jefferson, the F & Am, Masonic Lodge #237, Beallsville, the Pennsylvania State Education Association, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the Greene County and Carmichaels Area Library boards. On November 14, 1953 he married Lois Beglin, who survives. Also surviving are four sons, Mark (Amanda) Davis of Dry Tavern, Keith (Gina) Davis of North Huntingdon, Dale (Adrienne) Davis of Jefferson, Kent (Janet) Davis of Canonsburg; six grandchildren, Brian (Elizabeth) Davis, Lindsey (John) Beabout, Elizabeth (Jesus) Torres, Hilary Davis, Drew B. Davis, and Dylan B. Davis; four great grandchildren, Ainsley Davis, Jude Davis, Jackson Beabout, and Layla Beabout; two brothers, Robert (Agnes) Davis of The Villages, FL, and Reed (Lynn) Davis of Saxapahaw, NC; and several nieces and nephews. Deceased are a granddaughter, Tiffany Davis; a sister, Nancy Jean Davis and a brother, Thomas Davis. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, in the Behm Funeral Home, 1477 Jefferson Rd., Jefferson, PA 15344, Gregory P. Rohanna, supervisor, where services will be held on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Greene County Memorial Park, Waynesburg. Military Honors will be accorded by the American Legion Post #954, Jefferson. A Masonic service by F & AM Lodge #237 will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the funeral home. If you prefer a memorial donation, the family would suggest donations to the Clarksville Christian Church, PO Box 705, Clarksville, PA 15322. Condolences may be expressed online at www.behm-funeralhomes.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Lois Beglin Davis, Wife
  • Mark (Amanda) Davis, Son
  • Keith (Gina) Davis, Son
  • Dale (Adrienne) Davis, Son
  • Kent (Janet) Davis, Son
  • Six grandchildren, Brian (Elizabeth) Davis, Lindsey (John) Beabout, Elizabeth (Jesus) Torres, Hilary Davis, Drew B. Davis, and Dylan B. Davis; four great grandchildren, Ainsley Davis, Jude Davis, Jackson Beabout, and Layla Beabout; two brothers, Robert (Agnes) Davis of The Villages, FL, and Reed (Lynn) Davis of Saxapahaw, NC; and several nieces and nephews.
    Deceased are a granddaughter, Tiffany Davis; a sister, Nancy Jean Davis and a brother, Thomas Davis.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Brian Davis
  • John Beabout
  • Jesus Torres
  • Drew Davis
  • Dylan Davis
  • Richard Teagarden
  • DONATIONS

  • Clarksville Christian Church

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, April 24, 2018
  • Visitation Tuesday, April 24, 2018
  • Masonic Service Tuesday, April 24, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, April 25, 2018
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Jim Wettrich

April 23, 2018

Mr. Davis,
You were a big influence in my life right when I needed it, You were God sent.
You was a great Principle and also a great neighbor.......
R.I.P. Mr. Davis.........

Jim and Beth DeFrancesco

April 22, 2018

Prayers to you all ,Joe was an incredible man he will be deeply missed by all . Jim and Beth DeFrancesco

Tessie Franks

April 22, 2018

Sending our deepest sympathy to each of you. What a wonderful husband, father, grandparent, teacher and friend he was! We are out of town but thinking of all of you. Bob and Tessie Franks

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Biography

Joseph A. Davis, 88 of Clarksville, died Saturday, April 21, 2018.
He was born September 1, 1929 in Masontown, a son of the late Morgan and Sarah Twyford Davis.
Joe was a 1947 graduate of Jefferson High School.
He served in the United States Army during the Korean War.
After his service to his country, Joe was an educator and teacher in the Jefferson-Morgan School District. He had a very interesting career path within the Jefferson-Morgan School District. He started as a custodian in 1954, then teacher, athletic director, assistant principal, and then as principal.
Joe was a was a graduate of Waynesburg College in 1958, attend West Virginia University and Penn State University, where he obtained a Master’s Degree in Education.
He was a member of the Clarksville Christian Church and Elder Emeritus of the church board. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 954, Jefferson, the F & Am, Masonic Lodge #237, Beallsville, the Pennsylvania State Education Association, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the Greene County and Carmichaels Area Library boards.
On November 14, 1953 he married Lois Beglin, who survives.
Also surviving are four sons, Mark (Amanda) Davis of Dry Tavern, Keith (Gina) Davis of North Huntingdon, Dale (Adrienne) Davis of Jefferson, Kent (Janet) Davis of Canonsburg; six grandchildren, Brian (Elizabeth) Davis, Lindsey (John) Beabout, Elizabeth (Jesus) Torres, Hilary Davis, Drew B. Davis, and Dylan B. Davis; four great grandchildren, Ainsley Davis, Jude Davis, Jackson Beabout, and Layla Beabout; two brothers, Robert (Agnes) Davis of The Villages, FL, and Reed (Lynn) Davis of Saxapahaw, NC; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are a granddaughter, Tiffany Davis; a sister, Nancy Jean Davis and a brother, Thomas Davis.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, in the Behm Funeral Home, 1477 Jefferson Rd., Jefferson, PA 15344, Gregory P. Rohanna, supervisor, where services will be held on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Greene County Memorial Park, Waynesburg. Military Honors will be accorded by the American Legion Post #954, Jefferson. A Masonic service by F & AM Lodge #237 will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the funeral home. If you prefer a memorial donation, the family would suggest donations to the Clarksville Christian Church, PO Box 705, Clarksville, PA 15322. Condolences may be expressed online at www.behm-funeralhomes.com.