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G.W. Davis

January 18, 1930 ~ July 5, 2018 (age 88)



G.W. Davis  88, of Buttonsberry, Kentucky went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at Riverside Care and Rehabilitation Center in Calhoun.  George William Davis was born January 18, 1930 in Island, Kentucky to the late William and Nola Wilkey Davis, was married to the former Dortha Lee Smith August 4, 1954 and was better known as “G.W.” to both his family and friends.  G.W. was a self-employed electrician and plumber.  He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War and enjoyed playing the guitar.  In addition to his parents, G.W. was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Dortha Lee Davis, who died July 23, 2012.

          Survivors include four sons, Maurice Davis (Debbie Peak) of Buttonsberry, Oney Davis of Whitesville, Tommy “Turtle” Davis of Owensboro, and Randy Davis (Beverly) of Beaver Dam; a daughter, Adora Monroe of Buttonsberry; 6 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; a brother, Larry Davis of Island; and a sister, Barbara Felhofer of Texas.

          Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday at Muster Funeral Homes, Livermore Chapel with the Rev. Phillip Embry officiating.  Burial will be in the Island Community Cemetery in McLean County with Military Honors conducted by the McLean County Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Post #5415.  Friends may visit with G.W.’s family from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Friday and from 9:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. Saturday at Musters in Livermore.

          The G.W. Davis family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to G.W. Davis, Memorial Fund; C/O Muster Funeral Homes; P.O. Box 228; Livermore, Kentucky  42352.  Memorial contribution envelopes will be available at Musters in Livermore.

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Donations may be made to:

G.W. Davis, Memorial Fund
C/O Muster Funeral Homes; P.O. Box 228, Livermore KY 42352

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