Clarence Robert Davis January 26, 1920 - June 10, 2019

June 12, 2019

Clarence Robert Davis, age 99, of Hannibal, Missouri, formerly Shelbyville, Missouri, passed away June 10, 2019, at the Hannibal Regional Hospital, in Hannibal, Missouri.

Clarence was born on January 26, 1920, the son of William A. and Anna B. (Hilbert) Davis. He was united in marriage to Eunice Kelso on March 28, 1940, in Palmyra, Missouri. She preceded him in death on August 14, 1998.

Clarence was a lifelong farmer for 60 years. He was an avid birdwatcher, and enjoyed fishing, hunting, watching Westerns, listening to country music, and reading.

He is survived by his children, Virginia Bridgeman (Willard) of Hannibal, Missouri, Reva Sue Hinton of Hannibal, Missouri, Lorene Buffington of Moberly, Missouri, and Joy Rollin (Tom) of Monticello, Illinois; 22 grandchildren; 42 great grandchildren; and 30 great great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Marjorie Joan Davis; one son, Robert Davis; and three brothers, Leo, Willie, and Elmer Davis.

A visitation will be held Thursday, June 13, 2019, from 1 pm to 3 pm, followed by the funeral service at 3pm at the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Shelbina, Missouri. Burial will be held at the Bacon Chapel Cemetery, north of Lentner, Missouri following the service. Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Hospital.