Davis Tannock (1932-2020)

  • Family man: Davis Tannock

    Family man: Davis Tannock


A Progressive Labour Party stalwart and staunch union member has died.

Davis Tannock was 87.

The PLP said Mr Tannock, a plumber who ran the company that bore his name, was “also a notable member of the Bermuda Industrial Union and served in various capacities including vice-president of the plumbing and construction division”.

A family member last night said he was “a community activist and a true family man”.

Mr Tannock was also a member of the First Church of God in Pembroke.

A party spokeswoman offered condolences to his family. Mr Tannock, the son of John and Alice Tannock, came from the Cedar Hill area of Warwick.

He threw his hat in the political ring as a PLP candidate for Smith’s North in April 1968, but was unsuccessful.

The PLP said: “Mr Tannock was a lifetime member and continued his involvement in the party long after running by supporting numerous PLP candidates who followed him and ran in Smith’s Parish, even when the prospect of victory was slim.”

Mr Tannock is survived by his wife, Marie, and five children, Patrick, Mark, Theresa and Anthony Tannock, and Cheri Adcock.

You must be registered or signed-in to post comment or to vote.

Published May 15, 2020 at 8:00 am (Updated May 15, 2020 at 7:11 am)

Davis Tannock (1932-2020)

What you
Need to
Know
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon

  • Take Our Poll

    Today's Obituaries

    eMoo Posts