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Stanley Davis, 73, of Oak Hill, WV, passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2017, at ARH Hospital, Beckley, WV. Stanley was born December 20, 1943, in Fireco, WV, to the late Alice (Stone) Robertson and John Pierce Davis.
The "Gentle Giant," Stanley had a great sense of humor, kind and loving heart and admired by a vast array of friends for his knowledge in sports and history. He graduated from Long Beach High School in 1963 with a full football scholarship to South Carolina State University, where he played defensive lineman. Stanley worked and retired from Franklin County School System in Roanoke, Va., as the maintenance supervisor. In addition to his parents, Stanley was preceded in death by: his loving Wife, Lisa Davis; stepfather, Eska Robertson; sister, Anna (Davis) Jarratta; and brother, Mitchell Davis.
Stanley leaves to cherish his memories: children and stepchildren: Yvette Ford of Redondo Beach, CA, Stanley "Tito" Davis Jr. of Pennsauken, NJ, Kimberly Garland of Maple Shade, NJ, Anthony Davis of Ashton, PA, and Michael Robinson of Oak Hill, WV; brothers: Jesse Davis of Long Beach, NY, and Allen Drafton of Lester, WV; Sister Robin Robertson of Charlotte, NC; grandchildren: Brian and Marcus Davis (New Jersey), Brandon Garland (Pennsylvania), Alexia, Chaz and Miles Davis (Pennsylvania), Cydney Thomas, MJ and Cierra Robinson (West Virginia) and a host of nieces and nephews. 
Visitation will be held at 1pm on Monday, November 6, 2017, at AP McConnell Funeral Home, 260 Cherry Street, Bluefield, WV.
Published on November 4, 2017
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