Rites Set For Andrew Wesley Davis

Published 11:40 am Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Andrew Wesley Davis, 50, passed away on May 25, 2017 after a courageous three-year battle with esophageal cancer.

A native of Kenbridge, Andrew graduated from Central of Lunenburg (1984).  He earned his undergraduate degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Ph.D. in microbiology from the University of Chicago followed by Post-Doctoral Research in Genetics at the University of Cambridge, England.  Andrew moved to St. Louis, MO where he was an associate professor at Webster University and then worked at Monsanto, most recently as Sr. IT Engagement Leader and Analyst.

He is survived by his parents, Jean and Howard Davis of Mechanicsville; wife, Sarah; sons, Tom and Joe Davis; stepsons, Anthony, Andrew and Nathan Reinarman; brother Howard Davis Jr. (Sue); sisters, Mary Kay Winn (Everett) and Nancy Davis; nephews Ben and Josh Winn; and many extended family and friends.

Andrew was a beloved son, husband, father, stepfather, brother, brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend. His gentle spirit and love of his wife, sons, family and friends, science, nature, baking, travel and his dog Baker will live on in our hearts. Memorial services will be held June 17 at his parents’ home in Mechanicsville, and June 29 at 2 p.m. at Cliff Cave Park in St Louis, MO. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to http://fightec.org/ or http://ecan.org/.