Stacy "Shorty" Elmer Davis Jr., 86, of Fort Myers, died Dec. 10, 2013, at his residence. He was born Oct. 10, 1927 in Knoxville, Tenn., the son of Stacy E. and Anna (Rosenbaum) Davis, Sr.
Shorty spent 27 years in the U.S. Navy, submarine corps. He was active in various local veterans organizations and a member of the Masonic Lodge and Fort Myers Beach Moose Lodge 964.
He is survived by his wife, Susan "Mirt" R. Martin, his daughters, Roxanna Carr and Jill Huff, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Rachel Iona Davis, and his son, Barry Davis. The family held a private burial for Shorty at the Bay Pines Veteran's National Cemetery
A celebration of Shorty's Life was held Saturday, Jan. 4, with military honors by the U.S. Navy, VFW Post 10097 and Veteran's Club of America Post 1, at the VFW Post 10097, on Pine Ridge Road, Fort Myers Beach.