Mark Davis dead at 80


WTRF-TV (CBS) Wheeling, WV reports the death of its former News Director, Mark Davis, after a long illness. He was 80.

“He was what might be called old school. Accurate, brief and clear, those were his ABCs, and nobody did it better,” the station said in reporting the death of the veteran newsman.

Davis had been a part of WTRF for many years, serving as anchor, report and News Director.
Visitation for Mark Davis, who was born Joseph Tarantini, is Saturday, April 23 at the Altmeyer Funeral Home in Wheeling. Mass will be held on Monday, April 25 at St. Joseph’s Cathedral.