David L. Davis
Published in Knoxville
News Sentinel on 7/6/2009
DAVIS, MR. DAVID L.
- age 67 of Jacksboro, passed away Friday, July 3, 2009 at St. Mary's
Medical Center of Campbell County.
David was a member and Deacon of the LaFollette First Baptist Church and
a former baseball player in the minor league associates with the Washington
Senators and Cincinnati Reds baseball teams.
He enjoyed spending time with his canine companion, Mercedes. He was preceded
in death by wife Jane Shoun Davis, parents Wren and Nola Lambdin Davis,
sisters, Shelby Preston and Lorene Preston and by brother Ralph (Bud)
Survivors: wife. Mrs. Shirley Kitts Davis of Jacksboro; children, Jason
Davis and wife Leigh Ann of Seymour, TN, Lori Walden and husband Tim of
Fairborn, OH, LeEllen Green and husband Darrell of LaFollette; grandchildren,
Hannah, Haley and Olivia Walden, Rogan Davis, Laura Green and Bobby Green;
sisters-in-law, Dutcha Davis of Dayton, OH, Jean Ann Teague of Greer,
SC; brothers-in-law, Wilbur Shoun and Steve Shoun both of Maryville, TN;
several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services Tuesday 6 P.M. at LaFollette First Baptist Church with
Rev. Tim Walden and Rev. Bill Horner officiating.
Family and friends will meet Wednesday 11 A.M. at Campbell Memorial Gardens
for graveside services and interment. The family requests that in lieu
of flowers memorials be made to: National Kidney Foundation , 4450 Walker
Blvd. Suite 2, Knoxville, TN 37917-1547 or: Campbell County Cancer Association,
124 Woodvine St., Jacksboro, TN 37757.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 P.M. Tuesday before services
at LaFollette First Baptist Church.
Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family
of Mr. David L. Davis.