Joe Davis

Joe Boyd Davis, 86, of Troy passed away 6:20 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, at The Waters of Union City.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. The Rev. Glenn Watts will officiate. Burial will follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be from noon until the hour of services Tuesday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Bobby Brown, Mike Scott, Terry Hornsby, Roger Hornsby, Paul Riley and Bobby Rankin.
He was born May 20, 1932, in Obion County, son of the late James Ambrose Davis Sr. and the late Nellie Catherine (Smith) Davis. He married Peggy (Chappell) Davis July 1, 1951. She survives.
He had been a self-employed mechanic and retired from the former Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.
He was a member of Union City Cumberland Presbyterian Church and had served as a sergeant in the Tennessee National Guard.
He is also survived by one daughter, Brenda Davis of Union City; two sisters, Linda Rosen (Harvey) and Dr. Bonnie Grant, all of Memphis; five grandchildren, Chad Davis, Stacy Davidson (Chad) and Nicole Pope, all of Union City, and Jackson Davis and Emily Brown (Ben), all of Troy; nine great-grandchildren, Ashton Sims, Will Brown, Bentley Brown, Chevy Davis, Jaden Davis, Kaigan Davis, Mason Davidson, Zach Davidson and Bayleigh Long; and a special nephew, Billy Davis of Union City.
He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Catherine Louise Davis; one son, Jody Davis; one grandaughter, Samantha Davis; two sisters, Betty Gersten and Wilma Clark; and two brothers, Charles Davis and James Davis.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.emfuneralhome.com.

Published 12.3.18

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