He was born Sept. 18, 1930, in Waynesburg, Pa., to Don C. and Olive (Markel) Davis.
Jack instilled the values of faith, family, and hard work into those who knew him. He settled in the Norwalk area from Erie County, and working was his hobby. To mention a few places, he had worked for Fruehauf Trailer Corporation, Ford Motor Co., Wikel Dairy, the Ohio Turnpike, J & M Contractors (he was the founder), and had most recently during retirement for Firelands Chevrolet.
Survivors include his wife of over 68 years, Mary Lou (Kiger); children, Linda Lou (Jimmy) Johnson of Norwalk, Kathleen Denise (Barry) Moore of Spraggs, Pa., James (Michelle) Davis of Norwalk; daughter-in-law, Sharon Davis of Florida; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Dorothy Hawn of Pittsburgh and Shirley Policz of Jefferson, Pa.
In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by his son, Samuel Bronson Davis in January of 2018; and siblings, Edward, Donald, Roy, Frank, Ked, Skeets and Alberta.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, until services at noon, at Victory Baptist Church, 132 Gallup Ave., Norwalk, where Jack was a member and ordained Deacon for many years. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Victory Baptist Church, Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870 or the Huron County Humane
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