Robert J. “Bob” Davis, 71, of Eustis, Nebraska, passed away Sunday, February 14, 2016, at his home in Eustis, following a short illness, surrounded by his family.
Bob was born October 27, 1944, in Valisca, Iowa, to Francis Marion and Doris (Harlow) Davis. He was a 1963, graduate of Corning High School. In 1964, he joined the Iowa National Guard, serving for six years. He would go onto further his education at Northwest Missouri State College, finishing his teaching degree from Peru State College.
He was united in marriage to Rebecca Faber in 1970, in Marysville, Missouri. Two children were blessed to this marriage; Janis and Jason. He would later marry Susan Goen on July 8, 1983, in Cozad, Nebraska.
Bob started teaching History/Social Studies at the Cozad school system in 1973. He would continue to teach in Cozad for the next 34 years. In 2000, Bob and Sue moved to Eustis, Nebraska.
Bob was always busy. He enjoyed cooking, golfing, music, gardening, reading, cars, and motorcycles.
He was active in the Eustis Lion’s Club.
Bob is survived by his wife; Sue Davis of Eustis, Nebraska; daughter, Janis Davis (Reynold McMeen) of Lincoln, Nebraska; son, Jason (Erika) Davis of Lincoln, Nebraska; granddaughter, Mia Sandberg of Oslo, Norway; grandson, Jackson Davis of Lincoln, Nebraska; and, special grandsons and friends, Cade and Landon Schmidt of Eustis, Nebraska; sister-in-law, Dianne Davis of Corning, Iowa; two nephews, Doug (Monique) Davis of Kansas City, Missouri and Dan Davis of Ames, Iowa; and his special fur baby, Scitterbug.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents; Frank and Doris, and his brother, Dean.
It was Bob’s wishes that his body be cremated. He also wished that there
be no service. A Family Memorial will be held at a later date.
Memorials are suggested to the Wilson Public Library in Cozad, the Eustis Library, or the Eustis Lion’s Club.
Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is assisting the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences with the family by visiting: reynoldslovefuneralhome.com.