Bob Davis
Bob Davis, 69, of Mt. Vernon died 1:48 p.m. Feb. 10, 2005, at 
Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon. 

He was a 1958 graduate of the St. Louis School of Pharmacy and 
was owner/operator of Southside Pharmacy until 1986; at the time 
of his death, he was employed as a pharmacist at Wal-Mart Pharmacy, 
where he had been for 17 years. 

Mr. Davis was born Sept. 26, 1935, in Harrisburg to Robert Franklin 
and Mildred I. (Beabout) Davis. He married Sharon (Borden) Davis on 
Sept. 4, 1955, in Mt. Vernon; she survives. 

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Monday at Hughey Funeral Home in 
Mt. Vernon. The Rev. J.R. Janese will officiate. Burial will follow at 
Hopewell Cemetery in rural Jefferson County. Friends may call from 5 to 
8 p.m. Sunday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. A Shrine walk through 
will be conducted at 8 p.m. 

Mr. Davis is survived by his wife, Sharon Davis of Mt. Vernon; daughters 
Lynn Schorfheide and husband Bill of O'Fallon, Mo., and Christie Bond and 
husband Mark of Mt. Vernon; grandchildren Kati Bond of Mt. Vernon, Erin Bond 
of Mt. Vernon, Maggie Bond of Mt. Vernon, Paul Bond of Mt. Vernon, Lauren 
Curry of O'Fallon, Mo., and Ryan Schorfheide of O'Fallon, Mo.; nieces Donna 
Dare and husband Dennis of Mount Zion and Laura Vladetich and husband Mike of 
Ina; and several great-nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents. 

Mr. Davis was a member of Logan Street Baptist Church, Jefferson 
County Shrine Club, Mt. Vernon Masonic Lodge 31 AF & AM and Ainad Shrine 
Temple of East St. Louis. He was a board member of the YMCA. He was proud 
of all of his grandchildren, and his family was first in his life. He 
loved attending Mt. Vernon Rams basketball games. He served in the Army 
National Guard. 

For those who wish, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association 
or the American Heart Association and will be accepted at the funeral home or 
may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864. 
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you 
may call 242-3348 for further information. 

Date: 12 Feb 2005   
Source: Register-News, Mt Vernon IL
Submitted by:  Robert W. Loman

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