Robert “Bob” Davis, 79, of Commerce City, Colorado passed away on January 7, 2020. He was born on February 6, 1940 in Rockford, Illinois to John and Blanche (Beaty) Davis. Bob attended public schools in Rockford, Illinois, California and Adams City High School. Bob married Shirley (Roy) on June 9, 1963 in Commerce City, Colorado.
Bob had many nicknames in his life that he earned as being a true “jack of all trades.” He worked as a carpenter in the family business and as a roofer most of his working career. He worked other jobs including driving a truck for Safeway and a warehouseman for ARMCO in Commerce City. In his spare time, Bob loved the sport of drag racing, driving and working on all his cars. He raced at different levels and with many different types of cars including stock cars. Bob enjoyed riding his Harley and working on anything that had a motor and wheels.
Bob is survived by his two children, Candy (Jim) Gomez of Commerce City and Randy (fiancée, Tonya) of Thornton. Survivors also include one brother, Bill (Lori) Davis of Washington. Bob is preceded in death by his wife, Shirley in 2010; and one sister, Renee.
A Funeral Service honoring Bob will be held on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Tabor-Rice Funeral Home. Viewing will start at 10:00 AM prior to the service.
Contributions can be made in Bob's memory to the Adams County Humane Society, 10705 Fulton St., Brighton, CO 80601.
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