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Official Obituary of

Vertresse C. "Vernie" Davis

September 11, 1952 ~ July 17, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old

Vertresse Davis Obituary

Vertresse C. “Vernie” Davis, 70, of Houston, died Monday, July 17, 2023, in the Canonsburg Hospital with family at his side.

He was born September 11, 1952, in Washington, a son of Chummy Chandler Davis of Canonsburg and the late James L. Davis.

Vernie attended Chartiers-Houston High School and was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Canonsburg.

He served in the US Navy from June of 1972 until June of 1975.

Vernie had worked for PennDot for 30 years, retiring in 2012.

He was a member of the Peacemakers Motorcycle Club, a former member of the IBPOE of W in Canonsburg.  Vernie enjoyed riding and working on his motorcycle and fishing.

Surviving are his wife, Angela Lou Taylor Davis; five children, Alicia Michelle McClain (Bob) of Houston, Jennifer Davis of Winter Park, FL, Aaron Vertresse Davis (Monica) of Ocoee, FL, Beverly Perkins of Canonsburg and Lynzie Davis (Malik Singletary) of Hinesville, GA; 16 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; three brothers, James L. Davis Jr. (Terri) of Cambridge, OH and Arthur Davis and Jerome Davis (Iris) both of Houston; a sister Linda Thomas (Charles) of Houston; two stepsons, Nicholas Taylor (Janae) of Houston and Eli Taylor (Jennifer) of Finleyville; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Deceased in addition to his father are a sister, Toni Ann Towns and his former wife, Kathie Strnisa Davis.

Friends will be received from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 Thursday, in the McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, Owner/Supervisor, 27 Cherry Ave., Houston, PA 15342, where services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 21, 2023.  Interment will be private in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
July 20, 2023

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home LTD.
27 Cherry Ave
Houston, PA 15342

Visitation
Thursday
July 20, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home LTD.
27 Cherry Ave
Houston, PA 15342

Funeral Service
Friday
July 21, 2023

11:00 AM
McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home LTD.
27 Cherry Ave
Houston, PA 15342

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