Robert ‘Jack’ A. Davis


Robert “Jack” A. Davis, 87, of Columbus passed from this life on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at 6:40 a.m. at Seymour Crossing in Seymour.

Jack was born on February 23, 1934, in Columbus the son of Willard and Elva Hazel Pruitt Davis. On August 16, 1959, in Columbus he married Mary Katheryn Reed.

Mr. Davis retired after 35 years of service from Vernco where he worked in production and maintenance. He was a member of Mount Olive United Methodist Church and was an all-around handyman and great mechanic. He always enjoyed being outside tinkering in his garage, welding, and Nascar.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Mary Kathryn Davis of Columbus; sons, Jeff (Carol) Davis of Columbus and Troy (Nicki Tanner) Davis of Columbus; grandchildren, Dillon Davis, Keilah Jones, Tiffany Haynes, Tanya Fetter, John Chiodo, Joshua Chiodo; and nine great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Willard Davis Jr.; and two sisters, Edell Adams and Charlene Schoultz.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Monday, January 31, 2022, at Barkes, Weaver &Glick Funeral Home on Jonathan Moore Pike with Pastor James Hoppus officiating.

Family and friends may call from 10:00 a.m. till time of service Monday at the funeral home.

Burial will follow at Houston Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given through the funeral home to Amedisys Hospice.

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