Joe Davies was one of Wolverhampton’s most well known and well respected citizens. He had an interesting and long career in the police, becoming one of the first policemen to work in a police car fitted with a two way radio. He eventually rose to the rank of Superintendent in charge of traffic operations for the West Midlands.

After retirement in 1976 Joe concentrated on his interests including steam engines and street organs. He was a familiar sight at local events with his wonderful “Lady Wulfrun” street organ, which he demonstrated to Princess Diana in 1992.

Joe was a wonderful ambassador for the City of Wolverhampton, who entertained thousands of people with his street organ.

Sadly, Joe passed away on Monday 14th March, 2016. He was 93 years old. The news came as a great shock.


Joe Davies.

He was a very kind and generous man, who greatly enjoyed giving pleasure to others. He had a wonderful life, and was justifiably proud of his many achievements.

 
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