Chapter Eternal: John Russell Davis, Georgia Tech ’52
Chapter Eternal — John Russell Davis, 78, the husband of Carolyn Stockton Davis, formerly of Paducah, died August 23, 2011, at his home in Greenville, Sc.
Born in Morganfield, Ky., February 19, 1935, he was the son of the late John H. and Mildred Davis. John graduated from Georgia Tech in 1956 with a degree in industrial engineering. He was employed by Square D Company for over 43 years before he retired from his position as district manager in 2000.
Mr. Davis was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity (Georgia Tech ’52) and was a founding board member of the Disciples Methodist Church in Greenville and later was a member of the board at Trinity Methodist Church in Greenville. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Kimberly Davis Demauex of Tampa, Fla., Scott Wayne Davis and John Russell Davis Jr. and wife Nancy Lollis Davis of Greenville; two grandchildren, Elizabeth Davis and Mary Grace Davis; and his sister, Martha Davis Rosselot of Atlanta, Ga.
A memorial service will be held at Trinity Methodist Church on Friday, August 26, 2011, at 1 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Trinity Methodist Church, 2703 Augusta Road, Greenville, SC 29605.
The family would like to express their deep gratitude to his caregivers Mike Link, Jason Robinson and Latisha Adams.The Mackey Mortuary in Greenville is in charge of arrangements. www.mackeymortuary.com.