Carroll R. Davis

June 10, 2012  

LOWVILLE, N.Y.  —  Carroll R. Davis, 75, of State Route 12, passed away on Saturday, June 9, at the Lewis County Residential Health Care Facility where he had resided since March of this year.

Born June 16, 1936, in Massena, the son of the late Robert and Louise Rose Narrow Davis, he attended Massena Public Schools where he entered the Army during high school, serving in Korea, and was proud of having the gifted talent of learning Korean and the Japanese languages. Carroll was honorably discharged in 1960 and served in the Army Reserves until 1962.

He married Gloria Ann Kent in Massena on June 17, 1961 at the First Methodist Church with Rev. Robert U. Holmes, officiating. Carroll retired from Lewis County General Hospital after 19 years as an orderly. He also ran a small lawn care business in the Lowville area for many years.

Mr. Davis was a member of the Lowville United Methodist Church, past commander and life member of both Lowville American Legion Post # 162, and Lewis County Memorial Post # 6912 V.F.W. 

He was a volunteer in his church and the community helping with team ALPHA for Relay for Life, chicken barbeques fund raisers for the church, American Legion and V.F.W.

He was an avid coin collector, loved fishing and working in his garden.

Surviving are his wife, Gloria, Lowville; three daughters, Dorothy Moellenhoff and her husband Alan, Loveland, Colo., Patricia Davis, Boonville, and Rebecca Palladino and her husband, Lewis, Syracuse; seven grandchildren, Erica and her husband Mathew, Lewis III, Krista, Collin, Reece, Alexandra, Gillian; two great-grandchildren, Kaylyn and Layla; two brothers and their wives, W. John and Georgette Davis, Massena, and Bernard and Shirley Davis of Malone; two sisters, Nora Irish and Mary Courson, both of Massena. 

Three sisters, Betty, Margaret, and Evelyn, and two brothers, Pat and Bill, all died before him.

A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, June 14, at Lowville Methodist Church with Rev. Beth O’Neil, pastor officiating. Burial will be in Martinsburg Cemetery. Calling hours will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, at Sundquist Funeral Home where a veteran’s service will be held at 6 p.m.


Memorials in Carroll’s name may be made to: Team ALPHA of the 2012 Relay for Life Lewis County, NY or the Lowville United Methodist Church.

Condolences may be made on the online guest book at

Information provided by Sundquist Funeral Home of Lowville and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.