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John Robert Davis taught at Arlington Schools

John Robert Davis, age 71, of Ada, passed away on Saturday, May 20, 2023, at 9:58 a.m. at his residence, surrounded by his family. 

He was born on May 4, 1952, in Toledo, Ohio to the late Howard and Doris (Robertson) Davis.  On June 14, 1980, John married Theresa J. Phillians and she survives in Ada.  

Also surviving are his two children: Aaron (Lori) Davis of Arlington, and Jenny (Nick) Myers of Findlay; seven grandchildren: Kolbie, Addison, Kimberly, Hailey, Isabelle, Kaylee, and Brailyn; two brothers: Tom (Amy) Davis of Liberty Center, and Dave (Barb) Davis of Marysville; a sister, Linda (Rudy) Copeland of Jackson Center; a sister-in-law, Jackie (Trace) Brown of Columbus Grove; and many nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his sister, Judy McCall. 

John was a fifth-grade teacher at Arlington Local Schools. He coached football, track and softball. John was a member of the Good Hope Lutheran Church, Arlington. He was an avid Detroit Tigers fan.    

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 from 2:00-6:00 p.m. at Hanson-Neely-Allison Funeral & Cremation Services, Ada, with a private family service to follow.     

In lieu of flowers the family request memorial contributions may be made to the Arlington School Building Fund and/or the Arlington Athletic Boosters at 366 South Main Street, Arlington, Ohio 45814.