ARLINGTON, Va. – Thomas Philip Davis, 75, died Friday, June 9, 2006, at Capital Hospice in Arlington, Va., of advanced kidney cancer. He was born April 5, 1931, in Lamoine, the son of Marcia (Bellatty) Davis and Harry C. Davis. Tom graduated from Ellsworth High School in 1949 and Colby College in 1954. He served two years in the Army and was stationed in Japan. He worked for the U.S. Customs Service in Maine, Germany and Washington, D.C., until his retirement from government service. Tom had a lifelong interest in sports, especially football. As a young man, he actively participated in team sports at Ellsworth High School and Colby College. As an adult, he enjoyed running, cycling and kayaking. Tom loved animals, especially the family dogs Maggie, Luke and Bailey. He liked building things for and with his son, Tim. He enjoyed his summer visits to Ellsworth and Southwest Harbor with his wife, Tish, and always kept in close touch with family and friends in Maine. He is survived by his wife, Leticia H. Davis; son, Timothy P. Davis of Arlington, Va.; sister, Patricia D. Frank of Ellsworth; brother, James W. Davis of Ellsworth Falls; nephew, Lawrence D. Frank of Saco; niece, Kristin M. Gordon; nephew, Jeffrey R. Frank of Scarborough; nephew, James W. Davis Jr. of Otis; nephew, Thomas C. Davis of Ellsworth; and nephew, Jeffrey A. Hegewald of Mission, Texas. Tom’s ashes will be scattered in Maine later this summer. Gifts in Tom’s memory may be sent to the Animal Welfare League of Arlington, 2650 South Arlington Mill Dr., Arlington, VA 22206.