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Garnett Davis, 90, Taylor Co., KY (1926-2016)

He was a retired farmer. He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Salem Baptist Church. He was a veteran of World War II having served his country honorably in the United States Army as a Military Policeman and was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge, Rifle and Pistol Sharpshooter, EAME Theater Ribbon W/2 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal, Victory Medal World War II Army of Occupation Medal Germany.He was a member of the Elkhorn Masonic Lodge #568 F & AM. He was the widower Bernice Hash, his wife of 65 years. He leaves four direct living descendants.
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Garnett Davis of Campbellsville, son of the late Edgar Davis and Jessie Mae Speer Davis was born January 12, 1926 in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 7:05 A.M., Saturday, March 19, 2016 in Campbellsville. Age: 90.

The funeral service will be 10amCT/11amET, Monday, March 21, 2016 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Michael Goodwin. Burial will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 700 Old US 68, Campbellsville, KY, with full Military Honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pmCT/8pmET, Sunday, March 20, 2016. Masonic service will be at 6pmCT/7pmET, Sunday, March 20, 2016.


Pallbearers: Elliott Davis, Evan Davis, Jeff Davis, Lonnie Davis, Terry Davis, and Timmy Davis. Honorary pallbearers: All Veterans of all Wars.

Garnett Davis, 90, Taylor Co., KY (1926-2016)


Garnett Davis of Campbellsville, KY, son of the late Edgar Davis and Jessie Mae Speer Davis was born January 12, 1926 in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at Saturday, March 19, 2016 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 90 years, two months, and seven days.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Salem Baptist Church. He was a veteran of World War II having served his country honorably in the United States Army as a Military Policeman and was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge, Rifle and Pistol Sharpshooter, EAME Theater Ribbon W/2 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal, Victory Medal World War II Army of Occupation Medal Germany.

He was a member of the Elkhorn Masonic Lodge #568 F & AM.

He was a retired farmer.

He united in marriage to Bernice Davis, Taylor Co., KY (1930-2011)>Bernice Hash July 4, 1946. She preceded him in death August 30, 2011.

He is survived by the following:
  • One son and daughter-in-law: Will Jr. and Donna Davis of Campbellsville, KY

  • One grandson: Jeremiah Davis and wife, Tabetha, Campbellsville, KY

  • Two great grandsons: Elliott Davis and Evan Davis all of Campbellsville, KY

  • Three sisters and two brothers: Louise Kerr of Dayton, Ohio; Jean Mattingly of Bardstown, KY; and Margaret Marples, Johnny Davis and Bobby Davis of Campbellsville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews

  • And many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by one grandson, Joshua Ryan Davis, April 25, 2013 and three brothers and two sisters: Lee Davis, Shelby Ray Davis, William C. Davis, Barbara Collins and Edna Kerr.

Send condolences to the family of Garnett Davis

Expressions of sympathy are requested to be donations to the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard or Elkhorn Masonic Lodge and may be at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY.


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