Palmer-Robert H. "Doc" Davey, 90, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Robert was born in Springfield, MA, May 20, 1929 to the late Dr. Harvey O. Davey and Doris M. (Shumway) Davey Loomis. Doc grew up in Monson and was a graduate of Monson High School. He was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean War. After his honorable discharge from the Air Force he was a truck driver for CF Church Co. in Monson for many years. He then continued his career with Palmer Trucking, Sweeney Trucking and retiring, at the age of 80, from Chamberlain Ceder. Doc was an avid reader and loved working on crossword puzzles. He was a WWII Aviation aficionado and would often travel to Air Shows throughout the East Coast. He loved B-17 Bombers especially the"Yankee Lady" and he was a member of the Yankee Air Force, a civilian air enthusiast group.
Robert was predeceased by his wife Shirley M (Teale) Davey in 2006. He leaves his children; Mark B. Davey and his wife Alice of Monson, Glenn R. Davey of Palmer and Gayle A. Davey and husband Donald Clark of Westerly RI; grandchildren Mariel and Dr. Tom Ford, Amanda Davey and Cory Furtado, Eric Davey, Victoria Johnson, Douglas Clark and Theresa Rodrigues; three great grandchildren; Caroline, Nicholas and Penelope and his longtime companion Dorothy Nadolski.
Lombard Funeral Home of Monson has been entrusted with the arrangements. A private graveside service with Military Honors will be held at Hillcrest Cemetery in Monson.
In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial contribution to the Monson Free Library 2 High St. Monson, MA 01057.
To plant a tree in memory of Robert H. "Doc" Davey, please visit our tribute store.
Monson Free Library
2 High St., Monson MA 01057