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Charles Willard Davis, Casey County, KY (1932-2013)

He was a farmer and former Sunday school teacher. He was a former member of Creston Baptist Church and current member of Chestnut Grove Baptist Church. Mr. Davis was a highly decorated 21 years retired Army veteran, having achieved the rank of 1st Sergeant. He did 5 tours of combat in Vietnam. He received 2 Purple Hearts and 5 Bronze Stars with V devices. Mr. Davis also enjoyed music and played lead guitar in several different music groups, including the Happy Travelers, Firm Believers, and the Glory Airs.
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Charles Willard Davis, age 81, of West KY 70 in Casey County, passed away on Saturday, December 14, 2013, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville, KY.

Funeral services will be at 12pmCT/1pmET, Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Road, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Gale Durham officiating. Burial will follow in the Old Antioch Cemetery with military funeral honors by the US Army Fort Knox Color Guard. Visitation will be 5pm8pmCT/6pm-9pmET, on Monday at the funeral home.


Pallbearers will be his nephews, Royce, Brian, and Rodney Davis, Jeff and Steve Burchell, and Dewain Burton. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Moxley, Phillip Dean, Olvest Moxley, Bill Lester, Bob Hackbarth, Ronnie Atwood, David Moxley, Bryant Moxley, Edward Jones, Jerry Smith, and members of the Happy Travelers, Firm Believers, and Glory Airs.


Charles Willard Davis, Casey County, KY (1932-2013)


Born December 12, 1932, in Casey Co., KY, he was a son of the late Wade Hampton and Carrie Lee Barnett Davis. He died Saturday, December 14, 2013, in Danville, Boyle County, KY, at the age of 81 years, 2 days.

He was a farmer and former Sunday school teacher. He was a former member of Creston Baptist Church and current member of Chestnut Grove Baptist Church. Mr. Davis was a highly decorated 21 years retired Army veteran, having achieved the rank of 1st Sergeant. He did 5 tours of combat in Vietnam. He received 2 Purple Hearts and 5 Bronze Stars with V devices. Mr. Davis also enjoyed music and played lead guitar in several different music groups, including the Happy Travelers, Firm Believers, and the Glory Airs. Survivors include his dear wife, whom he married on June 22, 1980, Nan Moxley Davis, and the following:
  • Brothers: Cleo (Catherine) Davis of Petersburg, IL and Clifford (Mary Lou) Davis of Cincinnati, OH

  • Sisters, Jean Williams of Columbia, KY; and Jewell Tedder of Tallula, IL

  • And several nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Murrell Davis; and sister, Lina Mae Smith.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Gideon Bibles.

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Arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Road, Liberty, KY. \


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