Reginald Gale “Reggie” Davis, 85, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012.
He was born July 26, 1927, in Elkton, a son of the late William and Vernie (Fogle) Davis.
Reggie was a U.S. Navy veteran, and a “Tin Can Sailor.” He was retired from General Electric and the Harrisonburg Auto Auction. He remained very active after retirement. He was a member of Masonic Lee Lodge No. 209 of Waynesboro, Eureka Lodge of Bridgewater, the OES, Scottish Rite, and the ACCA Temple and ACCA Temple Mini Patrol. He was also a charter member of the Faber Volunteer Fire Company and the Nelson County Rescue Squad. An avid train collector, he was also a member of the Shenandoah Valley RR Club.
Left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Betty Gayle Huber of Ruckersville; two brothers: Bill Davis and Wayne Davis, both of Elkton; three stepdaughters, Janice Aurwarter and husband Rod, and Carolyn Leslie, all of Grottoes, and Wilma Thomas and husband, Reccy, of Harrisonburg.
A service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at McDow Funeral Home by Dr. John Sloop. Interment will follow in Augusta Memorial Park, with Masonic rites at the graveside.
Active pallbearers will be Dr. Jeffrey Hodges, Jason Hodges, John A. Roberts, Reese Carroll, Rick Rohm and Justin Bowers.
The family will receive friends prior to the service on Monday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the ACCA Temple Transportation Fund, c/o ACCA Mini Patrol, 1712 Bellevue Ave., Richmond, VA 23227.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.mcdowfuneralhomeinc.com.