He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Salem Baptist Church.
He was a veteran of World War II having served his country honorably in the United States Army as a Military Policeman and was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge, Rifle and Pistol Sharpshooter, EAME Theater Ribbon W/2 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal, Victory Medal World War II Army of Occupation Medal Germany.
He was a member of the Elkhorn Masonic Lodge #568 F & AM.
He was a retired farmer.
He united in marriage to Bernice Hash July 4, 1946. She preceded him in death
August 30, 2011.
He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Will and Donna Davis of Campbellsville; one grandson, Jeremiah Davis and wife, Tabetha and two great grandsons: Elliott Davis and Evan Davis all of Campbellsville; three sisters and two brothers: Louise Kerr of Dayton, Ohio, Jean Mattingly of Bardstown and Margaret Marples, Johnny Davis and Bobby Davis of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by one grandson, Joshua Ryan Davis, April 25, 2013 and three brothers and two sisters: Lee Davis, Shelby Ray Davis, William C. Davis, Barbara Collins and Edna Kerr.
VISITATION: 5:00 - 8:00 P.M., Sunday, March 20, 2016 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home with Masonic service starting at 7:00 P.M.
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Monday, March 21, 2016 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Bill Reed
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens with full Military Honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO THE MARION COUNTY VETERANS HONOR GUARD OR ELKHORN MASONIC LODGE AND MAY BE MADE AT THE PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME.