L. Vance Davis

Mar 30, 1939 - Jan 13, 2018

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Jonesport - CUTLER L. Vance Davis passed away in Jonesport on January 13, 2018 with his family at his side. He was born in Cutler, Maine on March 30, 1939, the son of Roy and Attie Dudley Davis.
Vance (Lem) worked as a laborer on the Cutler Naval Base, seined for herring, cut wood and was once known as Cutler's best clam digger. He accomplished his dream of fishing his own lobster boat, the Leslie A.
Described by his grandson, he was a caring man; strong, hard working and full of fun. He was well known for his pranks, especially at the wharf. A great storyteller, which often included his own antics, he enjoyed making people laugh. Known and loved by many, he had a kind heart with a soft spot for cats and dogs.
He was predeceased by his parents, brothers Charles and Roger, sisters Christine Faas, Virginia Maker, Francis Flood and best friend, Dave Maker.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Arline, daughter, Cynthia Davis-Albee, brother Robert Davis and his wife, Norma, step-daughters, Kathy Harmon and husband George, Kelley Cates and husband Gregory and Billie Lamarre and husband Kevin, grandchildren Leslie and Zachary Albee, step-grandchildren Natalie, April, Crystle, Cassie, Katie, Kayla and Michael, 19 step-great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and cousins. He will also be missed by special friends Donald and Elizabeth and the staff at Sunrise Nursing Home. A graveside service at New Cutler Cemetery will be held in June, date to be announced.
Published on  February 10, 2018
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