Gregory Alan Davis, born March 29, 1955, in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, passed away suddenly due to a stroke on April 16, 2021 at the age of 66. Raised in rural Pennsylvania, Greg joined the U.S. Air Force in 1976 and went on to a career in aircraft maintenance, retiring in 1999 at the highest non-commissioned officer rank of Chief Master Sargent. During his time of service, he served tours at Griffiths AFB in Rome, NY; Dyess AFB in Abilene, TX; Incirlik AFB in Adana, Turkey; and Kadena AFB in Okinawa, Japan. Following retirement, Greg worked as flight inspector for Bombardier Aerospace for four years in Derby, KS. He moved in 2003 to join Mesa Airlines, Inc., in Phoenix, AZ. At Mesa, Greg’s position was manager of Maintenance Control. In 2004, Greg married Marlene Gee and resided in San Tan Valley.
Greg was a cherished husband, father, grandfather and friend, and a gifted mechanic with a passion for restoring cars. Greg was preceded in death by his father, Neil G. Davis; mother, Aletha K. Davis; and sister, Brenda D. Stevens. Greg is survived by his loving wife, Marlene Gee; his children, Bret Davis, Jill Martinez(Alec Martinez) and Jennifer Taylor(Trae Taylor); his grandson, Cooper; and his stepchildren, Daren Gee and Amber Parry.
Arrangements are being handled by San Tan Mountain View Funeral Home in Queen Creek, AZ. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the disabled veterans.