Ray E. Davis 81, of Cedar Rapids died Friday July 2, 2021 at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. Funeral services with military rites will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories where friends may call after noon on Wednesday. Inurnment in Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters Sabrina Kelly and Barbara Davis both from Cedar Rapids; a brother Donald from Monticello; a half brother Robert Pinch of the state of Nevada and his former wife Sue Clark of Cedar Rapids. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren Tabitha, Beth, Robbie, Bobby, Brenda, Andrew, Mike and Samantha; and 26 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter Suzanne, sister Janette and a sister-in-law Dixie.
Ray was born on November 2, 1939 in Cedar Rapids the son of Max and Edith (Pinch) Davis. He married Sue Clark, they were later divorced.
Ray was a millwright at Quaker Oats and retired from there after many years of service. He proudly served in the Army during the Korean War.
He enjoyed fishing, car races, watching western movies and wrestling, yard work and travel.
Ray was a wonderful and caring father, grandfather, brother and friend whose memory will be cherished by all who knew and loved him. A memorial fund has been established.