Born September 3, 1930, in Patterson Creek, WV, he was the son of the late Elmer “Mike” Davis and Ruby Ellen (Mahle) Davis.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Shirley Lee Davis, in 1999.
Elmer was a graduate of Fort Ashby High School in Fort Ashby, WV.
He was a veteran of the US Army.
Elmer was employed with Union Local #568 as an iron worker.
He was a member of the Williamsport American Legion Post 202 and was an avid gardener.
Elmer is survived by two daughters, Jamye Surgeon and husband, Peter, of Hagerstown, and Jodi Mowen and husband, Lester, of Hancock, MD; sister, Barbara Lease of Fayvette, MO; grandchildren, Rebecca Keller, Elizabeth Wood, and Michael Surgeon; and great-grandchildren, Maddison, Leah, Kayleigh, Corynne, Noah, and Ethan.
In addition to his wife and parents, Elmer was preceded in death by two sisters, Dolores Roy and Marguerite Davis and two brothers, Calvin and Charles Davis.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21742.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.thompsonfhinc.com.
Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. is honored to serve the family.