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McCreary County Funeral Home
Tuesday December 21st, 2021
12:00pm - 2:00pm

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McCreary County Funeral Home
Tuesday December 21st, 2021
2:00pm

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John E. Davis

John E. Davis, age 72 years, of Stearns, Kentucky died Thursday, December 16, 2021 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

He was born in Blue Heron, Kentucky on February 15, 1949 the son of Paul L. and Mildred V. (Lewis) Davis. John had worked as a mechanic, was a member of the White Oak Junction United Baptist Church, had served his country in the US Army, enjoyed hunting, fishing, sightseeing, local history, but most especially his grandchildren.

His parents and sister, Donna Faye Strunk precede him in death.

Survivors include his son, Paul E. Davis (Megan) of Stearns, Kentucky; daughter, Georgetta Venette (Steven) of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina; brother, Charles L. Davis of Somerset, Kentucky; sisters, Barbara Sue Davis (Delmus) of Stearns, Kentucky and Paulette Storie of Flemingsburg, Kentucky; and grandchildren, Caleb Clouse and Gabriel Davis.

Funeral services will be held 2pm Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at the McCreary County Funeral Home with Bro. Roger Anderson and Bro. Eddie King officiating. Burial will follow in the Angel Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 12pm Tuesday at the Funeral Home.

McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements.


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John's passing is a tragic shock to everyone. Last July, he came to the West/Ross Family Reunion three times in two days. He always came to see our mom (John's aunt), Betty Lou (Davis) West. Our mom is the only surviving child of Charles and Zoe Davis. She is the sister of John's father, Paul Davis. John made it a point to visit with mom every year when she came to McCreary County for the reunion. He was always full of life, laughter, and as many entertaining stories as you'd care to listen to. But he never said a bad word about anybody. There is no question that he was an expert historian concerning the Davis family history. John could recount names, dates, personalities, and even take you to the long abandoned mining camps, farms, or homesteads where Davis family events had taken place as far back as the late 1800's. He was a gifted outdoorsman, a staunch veteran, and a great cousin. I always looked up to him. John will be missed by everyone who knew and loved him. All the lives he touched will be lessened by his passing but strengthened by the memories he leaves. Allen West, Riverview, FL

Allen West Dec 20 2021 7:55 AM

I am so very sorry to hear of Johnny's death. Sincere Condolences for his family.

Breyn Morgan Reynolds Dec 18 2021 4:18 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Davis

Stratty and Brenda Hurt Dec 17 2021 9:19 PM

A candle was lit in memory of John Davis

Stratty and Brenda Hurt Dec 17 2021 9:18 PM

A candle was lit in memory of John Davis

Brandie Davis Dec 17 2021 7:47 PM

A candle was lit in memory of John Davis

Sally Dec 17 2021 6:03 PM

John was a good man, and great friend to my husband Roger Anderson.

Rita and Roger Anderson Dec 17 2021 4:24 PM

A candle was lit in memory of John Davis

Roger and Rita Anderson Dec 17 2021 4:22 PM

A candle was lit in memory of John Davis

Phyllis Bryant Dec 17 2021 2:50 PM