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Joe D. Davis

September 16, 1925 May 21, 2019
Joe D. Davis
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Obituary for Joe D. Davis

Joe D. Davis, 93, of Madison, IN, passed away on May 21, 2019, at Kings Daughter’s Hospital in Madison, IN. He was born on September 16, 1925, to the late Joe Forrest and Bernice Drury Davis in Sturgis, KY.
He grew up on his family farm in Clay, Kentucky. Graduating from Clay High School and continued to the University of Kentucky for an Agriculture Degree. In 1945 Joe was inducted into the United States Army as a Technician 4th grade, Troop B, 22nd Constabulary Squadron, where he served his country proudly. He found great pride in telling stories of his time in the military, especially while he stood guard duty on the German and Russian borders. He was united in marriage to his beloved wife Delores on December 26, 1953. Joe worked approximately 30 years as the Agricultural Extension Agent for Jefferson and Orange counties in Indiana. After retiring he worked at Wal-Mart in the lawn and garden department. He was a devoted member of Mt. Byrd Christian Church in Milton, KY, serving as deacon, Sunday School Teacher, and, along with his beloved wife, as Youth Sponsors. In his spare time, he enjoyed woodworking, making wooden airplanes, pictures, crafts, and small homemade furniture.
Joe leaves to mourn his passing, his wife of sixty-five years, Delores Imogene Melton Davis of Madison, IN; one daughter, Cathy Davis Ellis and her husband Steve of Bedford, KY; one son, Joe Dee Davis of Madison, IN; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends all of whom will miss him dearly.
He is preceded in death by his parents; one sister Norma Marshall and one brother-in-law Bob Marshall.


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Visitation

Thursday

23

May

5:00 PM 5/23/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/23/2019 8:00:00 PM
Mt Byrd Christian Church

92 Peck Pike
Milton, KY 40045

Mt Byrd Christian Church
92 Peck Pike Milton 40045 KY
United States

Visitation

Friday

24

May

9:00 AM 5/24/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 5/24/2019 11:00:00 AM
Mt Byrd Christian Church

92 Peck Pike
Milton, KY 40045

Mt Byrd Christian Church
92 Peck Pike Milton 40045 KY
United States

Service

Friday

24

May

11:00 AM 5/24/2019 11:00:00 AM
Mt Byrd Christian Church

92 Peck Pike
Milton, KY 40045

With Brother Aaron Snelling officiating the services.

Mt Byrd Christian Church
92 Peck Pike Milton 40045 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery Final Resting Place

1415 North Gate Road
Madison, IN 47250

1415 North Gate Road Madison 47250 IN
United States

Memorial Contribution

Mt. Byrd Christian Church

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