Articles about Floyd MacMillan Davis
FLOYD DAVIS, 70, WARTIME PAINTER; Illustrator Who Flew in Raid on Hamburg Dies
– New York Times Obituray – October 27, 1966
Floyd Davis, a magazine illustrator who portrayed England at war during World War ll, died Tuesday at the Veterans Administration Hospital, First Avenue at 24th Street. He was 70 years old and lived at 1 West 67th Street. An early exponent of the dry brush technique, he had broken away before 1920 from the usual pen-and-ink drawings. His illustrations appeared in many magazines, including Collier’s, The Saturday Evening Post and Redbook. Mr. Davis was born in Chicago. He quit high school without graduating and never attended any art classes. He was a member of the Society of Illustrators and the Dutch Treat Club. He leaves his wife, the former Gladys Rockmore, a painter; a son, Noel Rockmore, who legally adopted his mother’s surname; a daughter, Miss Deborah Davis, and three grandchildren. There was no funeral service. Mr. Davis was cremated yesterday.