James Ernest Davis

December 29, 1939 ~ September 6, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old


James Ernest Davis, 83, of New Haven, passed away Wednesday September 6, 2023 at his residence.  He was born December 29, 1939 in Eminence, KY, retired from Ford Motor Company, member of UAW, and NRA, was a great father, papaw, and enjoyed University of Kentucky sports, hunting, golfing, and going to the gambling boat.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara A. Davis; parents, Red and Jeanette Davis; three sisters, Wanda Ray, Grace Bandy, and Dorothy Price; and two brothers, Buster Davis, and Russell Davis.

He is survived by his three children, Dennis Davis of Bardstown, Rhonda (Charles) Hagan of Bloomfield, and Craig (Tiffanie) Davis of New Haven; eleven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; four brothers, Ross Davis, Donald Davis, Harold Davis, and Jerry Wayne Davis; sister, Sue Thompson; and several nieces and nephews.

His funeral service will be 12:00 pm Tuesday September 12, 2023 at Barlow Funeral Home, with burial in Yeaman Cemetery in Leitchfield, KY.  Brother Darrell Goodlett will officiate.  Visitation will be 10 am - 12 pm Tuesday September 12 at Barlow Funeral Home.

Barlow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Funeral Service
September 12, 2023

12:00 PM
Barlow Funeral Home
2675 E. John Rowan Blvd.
Bardstown, KY 40004


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