Obituary: John Hiram ‘Jack’ Davis
John Hiram “Jack” Davis died Sept. 29, 2017, at the age of 90, at Brookdale-Plaza Del Rio Care Center in Peoria, Arizona.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Warren Johnson Davis; his son, Robert Davis (Sharon) of Chino Valley, Arizona; stepdaughter Cherry Buffington; stepson, David Johnson (Cathy); eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Joyce Johnson Davis; and his daughter, Carol Kuskie.
Born in Elmira, New York, on Jan. 10, 1927, the son of Earl and Emma Davis, John moved to Arizona when he was 16. He served in WWII, in the 82nd Airborne. After the war, he went to work as a mechanic at the Paul J. Johnson Garage for his father-in-law. John eventually owned and operated the family business until he retired in 1994.
Services for John will be held at the American Lutheran Church of Sun City, 17200 N. Del Web Blvd., on Oct. 14, 2017, at 11 a.m.
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