He was born June 14, 1922, in Jackson County. He was preceded in death by his parents, John George and Emma (Tilley) Davis.
He was a retired supervisor at American Electric Power, with 33 years of service. He was a World War II veteran, a member of BPOE, VFW and the Wellston American Legion, and was the founder of the Apple City Motorcycle Club.
He is survived by his wife, Erma Jean (Finney) Davis; a son, John (Ruthie) Davis of Patriot; a brother, Ralph (Rusty) Davis of Oak Hill; a special nephew, Delmar (Carol) Stiffler of Columbus; two grandchildren, Hollie (Mark) Henner of Rio Grande, and John P. “J.P.” Davis III of Patriot; and three great-grandchildren, Cory, Courtney and Curtis.
Friends may call at the Mayhew Funeral Home in Jackson on Tuesday, June 20, 2006, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., where services will be held Wednesday, June 21, 2006, at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Robert Anderson officiating. Graveside services will be conducted by the Disabled American Veterans, Jackson County Chapter 45. Burial will follow in Fairmount Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to www.mayhewfuneralhome.com.