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John P Davis

Male 1913 - 1996  (83 years)


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  • Name John P Davis 
    Born 5 May 1913  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Sep 1996  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3283  Rossville
    Last Modified 11 May 2018 

    Father Denny Morgan Davis,   b. 4 Jul 1881, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1971, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Grace Lucinda Alexander Davis,   b. 15 Mar 1885, McLouth, Jefferson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1958, St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Family ID F1540  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ethyl M Biesemeyer Gerberick Davis,   b. 16 Oct 1907, Higginsville, Lafayette County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1989, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 13 Nov 1952  Oskaloosa, Jefferson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Fred Henry Davis
     2. Donald Eugene Davis
     3. William Davis
     4. Robert Davis
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2019 00:27:26 
    Family ID F1541  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Nov 1952 - Oskaloosa, Jefferson County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Obituary- Davis, John P. 1
    Obituary- Davis, John P. 1
    John P. Davis

    ROSSVILLE -- John P. Davis, 83, Rossville, died Thursday, Sept.12, 1996, at a Topeka nursing home.

    Mr. Davis farmed and raised livestock for more than 50 years before he retired. He worked in farming through the age of plowing with draft horses to riding in large,
    air-conditioned tractors.

    He was born May 5, 1913, southwest of Rossville, the son of Denny M. and Grace Alexander Davis. He was reared at Rossville and was graduated from Rossville High School.

    Mr. Davis was a member of Rossville Presbyterian Church where he served as an elder. He was a past member of the board of directors and president of the board of St. Marys Farmers Union Co-op.

    He was married to Ethyl M. Gerberick on Nov. 13, 1952, at Oskaloosa. She preceded him in death.

    Survivors include two sons, Fred H. Davis, Harrisonville, Mo., and Clarence Gerberick, Bath, Maine; two sisters, Gladys Ryan, Rossville, and Eva Graves, Topeka; a brother, James Davis, Rossville; three grandsons; and a great-granddaughter.

    Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Rossville Presbyterian Church. Burial will be at Rossville Cemetery. Mr. Davis will lie in state from 2 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Piper-Verschelden Funeral Home at St. Marys. Memorial contributions may be made to Rossville Presbyterian Church or to the American Heart Association and sent in care of the funeral home.
    Obituary- Davis, John P. 2
    Obituary- Davis, John P. 2
    John P. Davis

    John P. Davis, 83, Rossville, died Thursday, September 12, 1996, at a Topeka nursing home.

    He was born May 5, 1913, southwest of Rossville, the son of Denny M. and Grace Alexander Davis.

    He lived in the Rossville community all of his life, and graduated from Rossville High School. He was a farmer and livestock breeder for over 50 years, until he retired.

    He was a member of the Rossville Presbyterian Church where he served as an elder. He was a past member of the Board of Directors and past President of the Board of the St. Marys Farmers Union Cooperative.

    He was married to Ethyl M. Gerberick on November 13, 1952, at Oskaloosa. She preceded him in death.

    Survivors include two sons, Fred H. Davis, Harrisonville, MO, Clarence Gerberick, Bath, ME; two sisters, Gladys Ryan, Rossville, Eva Graves, Topeka; one brother, James Davis, Rossville; a sister-in-law, Mary Lou Stoffel, Arkansas; three grandsons; and one great-granddaughter.

    Services were Monday at the Rossville Presbyterian Church. Burial was in the Rossville Cemetery.

    Memorial contributions may be made to the Rossville Presbyterian Church or to the American Heart Association and sent in care of Piper-Verschelden Funeral Home.