Mr. John Dick Davis
John Davis entered his heavenly home on Monday, July 13, 2020, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital after a brief illness. A private family visitation will be held. A public graveside service with military honors will take place on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 6 P.M. at Hopewell Cemetery near Medina.
John was born in Lexington, TN to the late Harmon and Lizzie Davis. He served his country in the U.S. Army and was a member of the Jackson Masonic Lodge No. 45 and was also a Shriner. John operated a barber shop in Jackson for several years. Mr. Davis retired as a machinist from Porter Cable in Jackson. He was a longtime member of the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Jackson where he served as an Elder. John Dick loved his family, church, and gardening (especially tomatoes).
He was preceded in death by his parents; step-father, Frank Walton; daughter, Carol Louise Vance; brother, Thomas “Dude” Davis; sisters, Mary “Rab” Morgan, Nell Stevenson, Ida Faye Landers, Fredia Walton, and Kay Walton.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Catherine Morgan Davis; daughter, Jan (Kevin) Johnson; grandchildren, Kim (Jeff) Beare, John (Tamika) Vance, Tammy (Shane) Ross, and Matt (Lisa) Smith; great-grandchildren, Nicholas Ross, Corey Williams, Darian (Trent) Knight, Jordan Vance, Anna Beare; great-great-grandchildren, Jace Knight, Waylon Thornhill, Harper Knight, Robert Vance, Oaklyn Thornhill, Carolynn Vance, Quentin Allen, Ryleigh Thornhill.
Family request in lieu of flowers, donations to the Veterans Honor Guard of Parkers Crossroads, 2150 Wildersville Rd. Wildersville, TN 38388.
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