Mr. John C. Davis, age 74, of Mena passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2016 in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
He was born May 2, 1942 to the late Harvey Davis and Letha Fagan Davis in Mena, Arkansas. John was happily married to Nita “Mickey” Cunningham Davis for 55 years. He enjoyed raising cattle and was a salesman for over 40 years until he retired from Frito Lay. John was very active in his community, volunteering at the Mena Train Depot and was a member of the First Christian Church and was a Free Mason. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and a good friend to everyone he met. John will be dearly missed by family and friends.
He is survived by, Wife, Nita “Mickey” Davis of Mena, Arkansas; Daughter, Cindy Hill and husband Tony of Hot Springs, Arkansas; Grandchildren, Kanoe Fendley of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Kylie Shepherd of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Tad Hill and wife Amy of Hot Springs, Arkansas, and Tyler Hill and wife Whitney of Hot Springs, Arkansas; Great-grandchildren, Nash Fendley, Noah Fendley, Aiden Carnahan, and Connor Hill; Brother, Harold Davis and wife Linda of Fort Smith, Arkansas; Sister, Marquita Manning of Bryant, Arkansas; Sister-in-law, Linda Davis of Mena, Arkansas; Nieces, Darla Brooks, Kimberley Davis, and Rhonda Davis; Nephews, Kevin Davis and Luke Davis;
Great-nephew, Cory Lewellen; and a host of other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by, his daughter, Nita Shepherd; parents, Harvey and Letha Davis; brothers, Harvey Dale Davis, Terry Davis and Keith Davis.
Pallbearers will be Tad Hill, Tyler Hill, Cory Lewellen, Travis Ross, Shannon Cogburn, Jerry Cogburn, and Kevin Davis.
Funeral service will be Saturday, May 14, 2016 10:00 a.m. at First Christian Church in Mena with Brother Gary Garrett officiating. Interment will follow in the Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
Family and friend’s visitation will be Friday, May 13, 2016 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood Chapel.