We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Kniffen O'Malley Leffler Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc.
Job Leo Davis, 66, of Factoryville, passed away on Monday, August 15, 2022, at University of Pennsylvania Hospital Penn Medicine, Philadelphia, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Wilkes Barre on December 12, 1955, he was a son of Mrs. Dorothy M. (Darby) Davis, and the late Cpt. Leo Davis Jr., US Airforce Fighter Pilot.
In addition to his father, Job was preceded by a daughter, Arielle Davis; paternal grandparents, Leo Davis Sr., and Alice (Williams) Reynolds; maternal grandparents, Job, and Dorothy Darby.
He graduated from Meyers High School in 1973. After graduation Job held managerial positions in several retail locations while he went on to acquire a bachelor’s degree in engineering sciences. He worked as a senior C.N.C. programmer, working in the technology field finishing his career with over 34 years of service at Cornell Cookson LLC, (formerly Cornell Iron Works), Mountain Top, PA.
Inspired by his father, the WGF Captain Leo Davis, US Air Force Pilot, who was killed while stationed in England, actively serving, he acquired his private pilot license and was formerly a glider pilot member of the Harris Hill Glider Club, Elmira NY. Job was an avid camper, fisherman, hunter, and outdoorsman. He also enjoyed reading and was particularly interested in the Civil War and the Battle of Gettysburg. Job taught himself to play guitar at a young age. He loved music and loved to play guitar and play his harmonica. He would play and sing for his family on a quiet night in the yard or during one of his many river/camping trips. He loved canoeing and kayaking. He especially loved camping with his family. He had a funny and unique personality, leaving his family with beautiful memories. Job was a quiet but deeply caring person. Those who knew Job know he was a very strong and courageous man. He has always battled hard against adversity. In that vain Job was very strong and courageous in his battle with Cancer.
Surviving Job are his daughters, Noelle Davis, Sarah Gallagher, and her husband Ryan; a granddaughter, Alessia Randazzo; mother, Dorothy Davis; friend and brother, Leo Davis III; sister, Lise Rice; nephews, Benjamin Davis Rice, and Samuel Joseph Rice; and many friends. He is also survived by his beloved cat of 17 years, “Pissy Cat.”
A memorial service will be held a 6:00 PM on Thursday, September 01, 2022, at Kniffen O’Malley Leffler Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc. 465 S. Main St. Wilkes Barre. Friends may call from 5:00 PM, until the time of services.
Online condolences can be made at Kniffenfuneralhome.com