1800 St. George Rd., Evansville

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John Robert Davis Sr.

July 14, 1951 - February 12, 2020

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    KEISTON R.HOLLOWAY says

    ON BEHALF OF THE COMRADES AND SISTERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INDIANA YOU HAVE OUR DEEPEST CONDOLENCES FOR THE LOSS OF YOUR LOVED ONE AND OUR DEPARTED COMRADE.OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL.SINCERELY VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INDIANA STATE CHAPLAIN KEISTON R.HOLLOWAY

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      Jane Turpen says

      Condolences. John was a gem.

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John Robert Davis Sr., 68, passed away on February 12, 2020. He was born on July 14, 1951 to Elmer and Mildred Davis in Evansville, Indiana.

John served his country in the United States Navy. He was a decorated Vietnam War veteran. He was immensely proud to serve his country. After his service, John became a paramedic and worked as an EMT for Alexander Ambulance. He also became a volunteer firefighter. John enjoyed participating in French and Indian reenactments at the Spirit of Vincennes with his family. John was also an excellent craftsman. He would make humidors for cigars and his own fishing rods as well as leather working. John was also a proud member of the VFW.

John is survived by his children Kim (Don) Armstrong and John (Sabrina) Davis Jr.; his grandchildren Lakota Ironrope (Sam Medicis), Litsa Ironrope, Julian Armstrong; his brother Jerry Davis of Florida; his long term companion Sheila Davis; many loving nieces and nephews; and his Alexander Ambulance family.

John was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Carol Johnson.

A gathering of family and friends will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 24th at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 100 E. Michigan Evansville with a burial to follow at Sunset Memorial Park with military honors.

The family would like to thank the VA for their love and care of John. In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made towards his final expenses.