Arthur Dower Davis, Sr., died May 31, 1998 at his home.

Born September 18, 1904 in Providence, Rhode Island to Reuben J. and Nora E. Seymour Davis. Married Althea Fogg in Arlington Heights, Massachusetts October 6, 1927. She preceded him in death. Married Evelyn Young in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 18, 1969. She also preceded him in death. Arthur had a Masters Degree in Theology and served as an American Baptist Church Minister. He sang in the church choir, sent cards and letters to those who were ailing, and always reached out to help people in need.Survived by son, Reuben J. Davis II; daughter, Eva M. Rice; stepson, M. Richard Hoy; 27 grandchildren; 56 great-grandchildren; and many great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by daughter Shirley Hoy; son, Arthur D. Davis, Jr.; and daughter Estelle M. Ehde.

Friends may call at Goff Mortuary, 8090 So. State, Wednesday, June 3, 4-6 p.m. Service and interment in Brea, California.

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