Donald Wayne Davis
POTOMAC - Donald Wayne Davis, 81, of Potomac, passed away at 5:56 p.m. Dec. 23, 2019.
Donald was born on Oct. 7, 1938, the son of Vernice Eugene and Wilma Ann (Clem) Davis in Peoria. He married Jean Brunson on Oct. 26, 1957, in Danville, and she survives of Potomac.
Survivors include his wife, Jean Davis of Potomac; one son, Bradley Wayne Davis of Scottsdale, Ariz.; two sisters, Sharon Baramore of Tampa, Fla., and Janice (Allen) Mansfield of Urbana; and one grandson, Derek Deon Davis of Danville.
Donald is preceded in death by his parents; and one son, Kent Eugene Davis; and one brother, Eugene Alan Davis.
Donald graduated Oakwood Township High School, a member of the Potomac Church of Christ where he served as a deacon and on the church board for many years, a 50-year member and Past Master of the Potomac Masonic Lodge, member and M.S.A. of the Valley of Danville Scottish Rite, former Assistant Fire Chief and Volunteer Firefighter for the Bluegrass Fire Protection District for a total of 47 years, member and past Patron of the Order of the Eastern Star, served on the Potomac School Board, and coached Little League. He was an International Harvester Farm Equipment Dealer for 22 years of which 10 years he was a partner and retired as a Maintenance Tech for Midwestern Gas Transmission Company.
A Celebration of Life held on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Danville, 3940 N. Vermilion St., Danville. Dr. Dale DeNeal will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, from 5 - 7 p.m. at the funeral home with Masonic Rites at 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers memorials are requested to the Bluegrass Fire Protection District.
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Published on December 25, 2019


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Donald G Dodson
Jan 13, 2020
Jeanne, so sorry to hear of Don's passing but that he is now in a much better place.
Dan C. Smith
Dec 30, 2019
Jeannie and family my thougths and prayers.
Bonnie Spain
Dec 28, 2019
I'm sending my sympathy and keeping you in my prayers. Also, David asked me to send his sympathy to you Brad.
Sherry LeSure
Dec 26, 2019
The most precious gift GOD gave us is our memories.