Samuel R. Davies
Samuel R. Davies, 82, of Rome, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 8, 2022, at Rome Health. He was born on March 3, 1940, in Oneida, N.Y., a son of the late Robert and Ruth Greene Davies. On July 5, 1969, he was united in marriage to Linda A. Tuffey. Samuel was employed as a welder with Nolan-Jampo of Rome and was formerly employed by Spargo Wire. He had a true passion for Marial Arts, Samuel earned a Black Belt and became a Karate Instructor. After becoming disabled, Samuel would not let his disability hold him back, he would instruct his students from his wheelchair. Samuel was a gifted artist who enjoyed painting and sculpting. He also enjoyed going camping in his pop-up camper and spending time with his canine companion Peppy.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Linda; and son and daughter-in-law, Donald and Yvette Davies, Town of Lee; a sister and brother-in-law, Donna and Paul Raulli of Ava; three grandchildren, Sabrina (David) Goodmore, Hannah and Hayden Davies; two great-granddaughters, Owynn and Harlyn Goodmore; and a brother-in-law, William Tuffey. Samuel was predeceased by a granddaughter, Miranda Davies, and a great-granddaughter, Piper Goodmore.
A memorial service will be held at a later date and there are no calling hours. Interment will take place in Rome Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105.