Mr. Gordon L. Davis, age 78, of Stearns, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, December 6, 2014, at the Continue Care Hospital in Corbin, Kentucky.
Gordon was born in Wayne County, Kentucky, on February 25, 1936, the son of the late Rev. James Ephraim and Minnie Hester (New) Davis. Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Velvie (Troxell) Davis, his brothers; Dewey, Hubert, Clayton and Earl Davis and sisters; Vina Davis Maxwell, Zona Davis Cooper and infant Marie Davis. Deceased nieces and nephews are Jo Ann Maxwell Lyons, Dillard Henry Maxwell, Nancy Ann Maxwell, and Freddy Davis.
Surviving family include nieces and nephews; Jerry Jr. Maxwell (and Linda), Katherine Maxwell, Rubie Maxwell, Lander Perry Judge Maxwell, Della Maxwell Young (and Richard), Beulah Maxwell, Virgil Lee Maxwell, Ronnie Davis, Barbara Ann Davis Nicholas, Rosa Davis, Melba Davis, and Danny Davis. There are also great nieces and nephews in Whitley City and numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews in Cincinnati, Ohio.
In accordance with the family’s wishes, Mr. Davis will be cremated and his remains are to be interred at the Wright Cemetery in Parkers Lake, Kentucky.
McCreary County Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.