Gilbert J. ‘Skip’ Davis, 93


Gilbert J. “Skip” Davis, 93, of Frankford, Del., passed away at his home on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008. He was a retired tugboat engineer. He was a long-time member of the Lord Baltimore Lions Club of Ocean View, Del., the Roxana United Methodist Church and a member of the Masonic Lodge.

Davis was preceded in death by his parents, John W. and Georgia (Vickers) Davis; and his loving wife, Winifred E. (Kelley) Davis. He is survived by four sons, James Davis and his wife, Dianne; John Davis; Donald Davis and his wife, Vicki; and Richard Davis and his wife, Violet; a daughter, Nancy Kudatzky; a sister, Loretta Hassel; and 12 grandchildren.

A funeral service was scheduled for Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, with interment in Mariner’s Bethel Cemetery in Ocean View. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in his memory to Roxana United Methodist Church, 35901 Zion Church Rd., Frankford, DE 19945.