John Douglas Davis, Sr., age 79 of Hendersonville, passed away on Sept. 28, 2017.
He was born on Sept. 2, 1938, to Albert and Carrie Davis. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. His passion and hobby was his grandkids.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Troy Allen Davis.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Norma Jean Davis; son, Butch Davis; daughters, Janice Goddard Harrington and Tonya (Tommy) Garrett; brother, Jimmy (Myrna) Davis; sisters, Emma Dean Grimes and Doris Hicks; grandchildren, Renee Garrett, Jesse Garrett, Doug Davis and Jimmy Davis.
His Family will receive friends on Sunday, Oct. 1, from 12 until 3 p.m; and again on Monday, Oct. 2, from 11 a.m. until his Celebration of Life Service at 12 p.m. from the Chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home, Hendersonville. Interment will follow at Nashville National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Eddie David, Ed Zehnder, Jimmy Davis, Doug Davis, Jesse Garrett and Jimmy Hughes.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.
Services have been entrusted to Austin & Bell Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 104 Sanders Ferry Road, Hendersonville TN 37075, 615-822-4442. www.austinandbell.com