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Jacob M. "Jake" Davis

January 28, 1941 ~ April 14, 2021 (age 80)

Obituary

Jacob M. “Jake” Davis, 80, of Byesville, passed away Wednesday (April 14, 2021) at SEORMC.

He was born January 28, 1941 in Cambridge, son of the late Francis M and Mary E. (Endly) Davis.

Jake was a mail carrier in Byesville for several years, retiring in 1999.  He had previously worked at Phillips Products, and was a U.S. Marine veteran having served 7 ½ years.  He was a well known Byesville historian, gave presentations, lectures and tours of the Byesville Scenic Railroad and surrounding coal mines.  He was a 1958 graduate of Byesville High School.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister Gloria Oakley.

He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Louise (Midcap) Davis whom he married June 2, 1995; one son Tyrone (Brandi) Davis of Thornville; one step-son William (Ruthie) Erlewine of Wick, WV and Kristina (Andrew) Tonn of Guatemala City, Guatemala; eight grandchildren, Cole and Reagan Davis, Matthew, Cristin, Winter and Willow Erlewine, Henry and Bram Tonn; two great grandchildren, Addison and Elise.

Visitation will be Monday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Black-Epperson Funeral Home, Byesville where services will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Evangelists Woody Biggs and Mark Beros officiating. 

Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family at www.black-eppersonfuneralhomes.com

 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
April 19, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Black-Epperson Funeral Home
231 E Main Ave. P.O. Box 55
Byesville, OH 43723

Funeral Service
Monday
April 19, 2021

7:00 PM
Black-Epperson Funeral Home
231 E Main Ave. P.O. Box 55
Byesville, OH 43723

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