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Roswell T. Davis, Sr.

July 3, 2021


Roswell Davis, 82 of Meriden, CT, died Saturday evening, July 3rd at the family’s summer home in Alna.

He was born January 16, 1939 in Meriden, CT a son of the late Albert and Millicent (Wing) Davis.

He was a graduate of Proctor Academy in Andover, NH and served honorably in the U.S. Navy.  He was a 50 year member of the Masonic Lodge in Meriden, CT.  where he was the owner of Production Equipment Co.  Mr. Davis was an avid collector of trucks and cars, including toy trucks and cars.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Mr. Davis is survived by: his wife, Rebecca (Bodley) Davis; a son, Roswell Theodore Davis, Jr. and his wife Lisa; a daughter, Stephanie Ann Jordan; four grandchildren, Jessica O’Donovan, Mikayla Jordan, Sara Jordan and Chloe Davis.

Private services will be held at the convenience of his family.  Interment will be in the Sheepscot Cemetery, Newcastle.

Should friends so desire, donations may be made in Mr. Davis’s memory to the Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum, PO Box 242, Alna, ME 04535.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Strong-Hancock Funeral Home, 612 Main Street, Damariscotta, ME 04543.  Condolences, and messages for his family, may be expressed by visiting:


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Salenia Bodley Raycher

July 9, 2021 6:40 PM

Condolences to family. Buddy was definately one of a kind. 

Bob & Sue Jordan

July 8, 2021 9:59 PM

We will always have wonderful memories, especially the times in Maine.  Becky, Teddy, Steph and the girls know our hearts are with you.

Karen Timothy

July 8, 2021 7:26 PM

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Dale Foley

July 8, 2021 8:12 AM

I will miss Bud. He was a special friend. You and your family are in my thoughts. God Bless.

Betty L Leidy

July 7, 2021 11:36 AM

So sorry to hear of Roswell's passing. He was a character and we enjoyed we our Maine humor.
Betty Leidy

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