Farming Rural 18

Arthur Davis

November 8, 1929 ~ April 19, 2021 (age 91)



Arthur (Art) Davis was born November 8, 1929 in Eunice, LA to

John Arthur and Samantha Davis. Art lived a good life and passed away peacefully at Swedish

Hospital on April 19, 2021. Art relocated to Seattle, WA as a young man. Shortly after arriving

his father relocated to Seattle and together they owned an auto repair shop. In 1955 Art started

his own janitorial business, Art’s Janitorial Service, where he cleaned several Black Angus

restaurants, Ivars Salmon House and Paramount Theater. In 1977 he began to work for

DeLuxe Restaurant and that is where he met the owner and soon to be long time friend Joe

Rogel. After working 26 years for DeLuxe now owned by Joe’s son Barry, Art retired.

Art was well known in the neighborhood and was well respected by many both young and old

and will be greatly missed.

He is proceeded in death by his parents John and Samantha Davis, his wife Janet Davis, sister

Dorothy Davis, daughter Cheryl Travenia and grandson Jarret I.

He leaves to cherish is memory, his daughters, Angela P Campbell (Fred), Carmen Davis and

sons Sherman Davis and Daren Davis, 7 grandchildren, Jamel, Tiesha, Sherman Jr, Janet,

Jabali, Mia and Daniel, 7 great-grandchildren Jaranae, NyJarae, Amariyanna, Jarret II,

Tie’LaJiah, Tie’Janique, and LaMarr Jr. He also leaves a brother John Davis, 2 sisters Margie

Anderson (Willie) and Carmen Alupay, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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Graveside Service
July 13, 2021

1:00 PM
Mt Olivet Cemetery
100 Blaine Avenue NE
Renton, WA 98056

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