Jack Eugene Davis, 73, of Mansfield, a former Lucasville resident, passed away Friday, November 11, 2022, at Lexington Court Care Center in Lexington, OH. Jack was born June 25, 1949, in Portsmouth, a son of the late Woodrow Leon and Jean Ann Scott Davis.
Jack was a 1969 graduate of Northwest High School and he attended sight-saving classes at the former Scudder School. He received a degree in Business Enterprise from Columbus State Community College, a program only available for the legally blind.
Many will remember Jack as the man with the beautiful voice who operated DMK Vending in the Scioto County Courthouse for several years. He operated a similar kiosk in the Richland County Municipal Building. Jack had also worked as an auctioneer, at Goodwill Industries, Sunset Lanes, Carpenter Heating & Cooling, and he worked the platform at the former Stockham’s Ice Plant. Along with his wife, he owned & operated The Robin’s Nest, a bait & tackle shop located at Clearfork Marina in Lexington, OH.
Jack married the love of his life, Earleen Robin Brewer Davis, on December 18, 1976, at Duck Run Church in McDermott and she preceded him in death June 22, 2017. They renewed their wedding vows on their 40th Anniversary at the Morgan Township Senior Center on Big Bear Creek Road in Lucasville.
Surviving is his son, David Jared (Lisa) Davis of Clearwater, FL; two daughters, Melissa “Missy” Robin (Jarrod) Luna, with whom he made his home, and Keri Jo (Joseph) Gibson of Kettering; three sisters, Carolyn Ruth (Don) Hobbs of Lucasville, Nancy S. (Carl) McGauley of Ft. Wayne, IN and Patricia J. (Frank) Cable of Monroe, GA; 12 grandchildren, Justice (Elizabeth) Luna, Wyatt Luna, Landon Brown, Adella Brown, Gwendolynn Gibson, Abby Davis, Arabella Ruggles, Kyle Davis, Alexis Hayes, Trycen Davis, Landon Hamilton and Navaeh Hamilton; one great-grandson, Xavier Davis; and two sisters-in-law, Sandra K. Davis and Sharon Davis, both of McDermott.
Jack was also preceded in death by a grandson, Quentin Luna; and two brothers, David Leon Davis and Douglas Lee Davis.
Funeral services with Facebook Live Stream will be held at 1 P.M. Wednesday at the Ralph F. Scott Funeral Home in Portsmouth with Pastor Bob Davis officiating. Interment will follow in Scioto Burial Park. To join the Live Stream, please visit the Ralph F. Scott Funeral Home Facebook page.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from noon until the funeral hour on Wednesday.