Jacob "Jake" Davis
1941 — 2021
Jacob M. "Jake" Davis, 80, of Byesville, passed away Wednesday (April 14, 2021) at SEORMC. He was born January 28, 1941 in Cambridge, son of the late Francis M and Mary E. (Endly) Davis. Jake was a mail carrier in Byesville for several years, retiring in 1999. He had previously worked at Phillips Products, and was a U.S. Marine veteran having served 7 1/2 years. He was a well known Byesville historian, gave presentations, lectures and tours of the Byesville Scenic Railroad and surrounding coal mines. He was a 1958 graduate of Byesville High School. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister Gloria Oakley. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Louise (Midcap)...