Ernest Davis

Ernest C. Davis, 86, of Russell Springs passed away on Thursday April 4, 2019 at T. J. Sampson, Glasgow.

He was of the Methodist faith. He started with Cundiff Dairy in 1945 then to Columbia Dairy in 1950, then started working with Cumberland Dairy in 1953, and Southern Belle and retired in 1997 for a total of 51 and a half years delivering milk to homes, stores, schools and restaurants.

He was born on Monday April 11, 1932 in Bow to the late Mary Davidson and Gobel Davis.

He is survived by one daughter, Melinda (Kenton) Thomas of Russell Springs; two sons, Darrell Davis and Greg (Jill) Davis both of Russell Springs; two sisters, Wanda Reese of Antioch, Tenn. and Mildred Hamlett of Columbia; one brother, Leon Davis of Glensfork; two grandsons, Jordan (Carolyn) Thomas and Jacob (Amelia) Thomas; one granddaughter, Tina Thomas; and one great-granddaughter, Juliza Jane Thomas.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Betty Jean Loy Davis, one brother Mack Davis; an infant sister, Margaret; one niece, Mary Armstrong; and one nephew, Howard Conover.

The visitation was on Saturday April 6, 2019 4:00 PM till 9:00 PM at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs.

The funeral services were at 2:00 PM, Sunday April 7, 2019 at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, with Bro. Garlin Wilson officiating.

Interment was in the Russell Springs City Cemetery, Lakeway Drive, Russell Springs.

Expressions of sympathy are suggested to Gideon’s International and may be left at the funeral home.