John C. Davis

March 7, 1946 - May 31, 2022

John C. Davis, 76, of Parsons, passed away at 3:34 a.m., Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at Labette Health.

John Charles Davis was born on March 7, 1946, to John Carl and Mildred Opel (Edwards) Davis in Parsons, Kansas.  He grew up in the Parsons area and attended school in Altamont.

He worked at Ankortite, now Dayton Superior, for 10 years.  For seven years, he was the manager for Lumberjack and then worked at Woods Lumber Yard.  He retired from Wiggins Trucking in 1999 due to poor health.

A devoted Christian, for several years he was a member of the Parsons Nazarene Church.  John loved the Lord as his Savior and loved learning about God.  He was a loving dad and grandfather, who adored his grandchildren.  His greatest joy came from spending time with them.

On October 13, 1967, John and Lynda Griggs were united in marriage.  She survives of the home.

Survivors include:

His wife of 54 years – Lynda, of the home

One son – Timothy Davis of Parsons, Kansas

Two granddaughters – Charity Ghering and Whitney Davis

Five great-grandchildren – Brody Ghering, Brantley Ghering, Bryley Ghering, Gavin Moore and Thea Moore

Two brothers – James R. Davis and his wife, Linda, of Parsons, Kansas

Jerry Lee Davis and his wife, Beth, of Parsons, Kansas

One sister – Carlene Johnson of Crestline, Kansas

Mother-in-law – Ruth Griggs

Sister-in-law Karol Froebe and her husband, David

He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers; and one sister.

No service has been planned.  Cremation is under the direction of the Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home of Parsons.