Born Aug. 25, 1936 in Rising Sun, Ind., Mr. Davis was a member of Antioch Church in Rosebud.
Survivors include his wife, Joan Nell “Nellie” Davis; three sons, Terry Davis, Timmy Davis andTony Davis and wife Rose; one daughter, Julie Kappes and husband Joe; and 13 grandchildren, Kimberly Gold, Karen Elb, Kathryn Turner, Kyllan Cunningham, Dustin Babb, Dawson Burnham, Heather Dicken, Tony Davis Jr., Jarred Davis, Jon Kilpatrick, Ben Kilpatrick, Jacqueline Kappes and Wyndi Kappes.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Forest Davis and Julia Caroline Waller; one daughter, Tina Burnham; two brothers, Leroy Davis and Dale Davis; and four sisters, Ethel Cotton, Anna Payne, Mary Griffen and Juanita Thomas.
Funeral service was held June 24 at Antioch Church with Bro. Kevin Richardson officiating. Burial followed at Sulphur Springs Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to MASH 62938, P.O. Box 500, Golconda, IL 62938.
Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville was in charge of arrangements.