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“So very sorry for the lost of Robert. Seems like yesterday when you guy were dating. Prayers ”
1 of 19 | Posted by: Gina Wilkins - Bremen, KY

“So sorry to hear of Bobs passing. He was not only a good and honest man but a patriot as well. He will sorely missed all those who new and loved him....Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Rich & Ann Oliva - Columbs, OH

“Robert you will never be forgotten by the Knights and Cobra platoon. We love you and will miss you very much. God will make you whole again. ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: Lane Ramsdell - Harker Heights, TX

“I am so very sorry. May the Lord bring Peace to all of you at this time. Robert is no longer in any pain, thank the Lord. My sincere condolences to...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Brenda Amos - Central City, KY

“We remember his loved ones and family in prayer at this time. My brother and I went to Central City Schools with his children, and they were always...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Jason Lovelace - Staunton, VA

“I am really going to miss my big Brother, he wasn't just my brother he was my friend ”
6 of 19 | Posted by: Foley Davis - Brother

“I was so terribly sorry to see Robert's obituary at around 1 a.m. today while on the internet. He was one of the most finest gentlemen that one could...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Matthew Coon - McCordsville, IN

“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. You are in our prayers. ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Julie, Graham and Gracie Moore - KY

“Dear Robin and family, I just read about your father's passing. You are in my thoughts. ”
9 of 19 | Posted by: Dale Gilles - Owensboro, KY

“Chris, Carol and I are so sorry for your loss. ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: H.C. Mooningham - Central City, KY

“Sue, Robin, Chris, Jennybeth there are so many memories Robert was the kindest happiest, man. When he would pick Jenny and Christ up after school at...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Elizabeth Hall - Nicholasville,, KY

“Bob was a riot. I loved being around him, in the church choir, and for years he worked behind the scenes at the community theatre. My favorite story ...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Karen Willis - Central City, KY

“Our sympathies to all. Charles has fond memories of his days working on go-carts and similar projects. Robert shared his mechanical knowledge with...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Charles and Gloria Winkler - KY

“So sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. It's never easy to give up one of your parents and I know you will always miss him. You still have...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Trenda ( Moore ) Due - KY

“Whenever I think of Robert, I remember his soft smile which he shared with everyone. I loved hearing his soft Kentucky accent as he talked about...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Janette Birch - Cheney, WA

“Great memories from our High School years. I was able to visit with Robert last year for an hour and refreshed my memory of a lot of our adventures. ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Boyce Reeves - Franklin, TN

“Robert and I go back a lot of years. My mother would visit her close friend, Alene after church every Sunday and we boys would try and see what...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Hugh & Pat Sweatt - Central City, KY

“Carolyn,Sending my condolences and love to you and your family in the passing of your dear husband.Praying for peace and comfort at this sad time...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: Nancy Stuart - Owensboro, KY

“Carolyn & familyI'm so sorry to hear about Robert's passing. I'm not able to come to the Funeral Home but want you to know I'm thinking of you and...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Nancy Stuart - Owensboro, KY

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CENTRAL CITY - Robert G. Davis, 73 of Owensboro, KY formerly of Central City, left this world while in the care of the Heartford House and surrounded by his loving family on the morning of April 8, 2018. He was born on July 24, 1944 to the late William "Bill" Davis and Aleene Wheeldon Davis.

Robert spent his life serving in many capacities. He served our great country in the Vietnam War, as an Army Crew Chief on an armed helicopter, Cobra III in the 114th Aviation unit. He also helped "Keep the lights on," as a shift supervisor for 38 years at the Kentucky Utilities Power Plant. After his retirement from Kentucky Utilities, he worked at Tucker Funeral Home for 11 years. He was a very active member of the First Baptist Church in Central City, singing in the choir and always volunteering to help in anyway. If you knew Robert, you knew that he never met a stranger and loved to talk.

He's survived by his loving Wife Carolyn, of Owensboro. Three children, Robin (Randy) Bush of Owensboro, Chris (Marsha Lindsey) Davis of Bowling Green, and Jennybeth Anderson (Bryan Whittaker) of Hartford. Two step sons, Jason Vandiver of Bowling Green and Jon (Regina) Vandiver of Maryville, TN. One brother Foley Davis of Big Clifty, KY. Robert leaves behind five grandchildren whom he truly adored: Bryant Anderson, Grace Bush, Carson Davis, Cortney Vandiver and Mackenzie Kohnle. One precious Great grandson, Dakota Price. A sister-in-law, Jeanette (Tony) Birch of Cheney, WA and brother-in-law, Doug Heltsley, of Mortons Gap, KY. Special life long friends Sue Davis, Sug Anderson, Hank and Roberta Haire.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at 11:00AM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Dr. James Wedding officiating. Burial in Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday after 5:00PM at the funeral home. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Heartford House Family Kitchen in Owensboro. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. Special thanks to The Heartford House staff, Dr. McCoy, Dr. Mayron and the caring staff at Wellington Parc in Owensboro. Online condolences may be made at