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Mr. Thomas Ray Davis, 82, Green County, KY (1931-2014)

He was a highly regarded Green County citizen, a native of Green County, and a resident of Pierce, Green County, at the time of his death. His wife of 61 years, Betty Eugenia Shirrell Davis, survives. He leaves 11 direct living descendants. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Center Church of Christ. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force having served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Mr. Davis retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years of service where he was Missile Maintenance Superintendent and was a rocket engine mechanic. He was also a postal carrier for the U.S. Postal Service. He was a member of the American Legion Rod Lowe Post #124 and a member of the Greensburg Masonic Lodge #54 F&AM.
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Mr. Thomas Ray Davis of the Pierce Community of Green County, Kentucky, son of the late Edgar Brown Davis and Mattie Lee Berry Davis, was born on December 31, 1931 in Green County, and departed this life on December 5, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family. He was 82 years, 11 months, and 5 days of age.

The funeral services for Mr. Thomas Ray Davis will be conducted at 10amCT, Monday, December 8, 2014, at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY, with burial to follow in the Pierce Community Cemetery in Green County with full military honors conducted by the Marion County Veteran's Honor Guard. Bro. Craig Waddell, Dr. Donald Nims, and Bro. Chris Clark will be officiating. Visitation is requested 1pm-5pmCT, Sunday, December 8, 2014, at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7amCT, Monday until time of the funeral service.


Thomas Ray Davis, 82, Green County, KY (1931-2014)


Mr. Thomas Ray Davis of the Pierce Community of Green County, Kentucky, was the son of the late Edgar Brown Davis and Mattie Lee Berry Davis. He was born on December 31, 1931 in Green County, KY, and departed this life on Friday, December 5, 2014, in Pierce, KY. He was 82 years, 11 months, and 5 days of age.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Center Church of Christ. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force having served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Mr. Davis retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years of service where he was Missile Maintenance Superintendent and was a rocket engine mechanic. He was also a postal carrier for the U.S. Postal Service. He was a member of the American Legion Rod Lowe Post #124 and a member of the Greensburg Masonic Lodge #54 F&AM.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Betty Eugenia Shirrell Davis having united in marriage on May 16, 1953. and the following:
  • Two sons and daughters-in-law: David Ray and Melody Davis, Thomas Gene "Tommy" and Reta Davis all of the Pierce Community of Green County, KY

  • A daughter and son-in-law: Shannon Davis Hall and Herman Hall of Glasgow, KY

  • Five grandchildren: Kristy Lee Jewell, and Bradley Thomas Davis of the Pierce Community; Mariah Taylor Davis Caven, Kayla Elise Hall, and Jared Franklin Hall all of Glasgow, KY

  • Three great-grandchildren: Kloe Lee Jewell, Tanner Ryan Jewell, and Grace Annabeth Davis all of the Pierce Community

  • A brother and sister-in-law: James Robert and Mary Lee Davis of Campbellsville, KY

  • A sister-in-law: Juver Davis of Pierce Community

  • And a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Mr. Davis was also preceded in death by a brother: Elmer B. Davis.

The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Pierce Community Cemetery, which can be made at the funeral home.

Send a condolence to the family of Mr. Thomas Ray Davis

The Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main, Greensburg, KY, in charge of arrangements.



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