The oldest living member, Bobby (Boats) G. Davidson, of DAV Chapter 8 passed away on December 5th. Visitation is at Queen Heaven Catholic Funeral Home, 1562 E. Baseline Road; Mesa, AZ 85204 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am on Tuesday Dec. 12th. Mass will be at All Saints Catholic Church; 1534 N. Recker Rd.; Mesa, AZ 85205 at 11:00 am on Tuesday, Dec. 12th. Burial is a Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, 1562 E. Baseline Road; Mesa, AZ 85204 at 12:30 pm.
Boats was a member of DAV chapter 8 in East Mesa. His birthday was celebrated at the October meeting with a cake and the singing of Happy Birthday by all members. Boats served in the Navy for 23 years. He retired to Mesa and worked at the Mesa School District until retirement. He loved to travel to visit friends and family.