September 13, 1931 - November 15, 2021
Emory M. Davis (Emory) was born September 13, 1931, in Memphis Tennessee and died November 15, 2021, in Louisville, Kentucky. Emory is enjoying the place made for him in Heaven, which was prepared for him by Jesus Christ. As a young boy, Emory moved with his parents, Emory Johnson Davis and Olivia Ann Moody, from Memphis to Brownsville, Tennessee. After graduating High School in Brownsville, Emory began his engineering studies at University of Tennessee, Martin, completing his Mechanical Engineering degree at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in 1953. After graduating he began his career with Shell Chemical Company in Houston, Texas. Following Shell, Emory began to work for Celanese Corporation and worked in their Fibers, Chemicals, and Coatings divisions in various locations around the Unites States. Emory retired from Celanese in the mid 1980’s while living in Louisville. After retirement, Emory and Carol Davis, owned and operated two small glass companies in Louisville. A faithful Christian, Emory was a devoted member of Southeast Christian Church and studied for years as a member of Bible Study Fellowship. His warm demeanor, strong intellect, quick dry wit and humor endeared him to all he met. With the skill of a talented craftsman, Emory deeply enjoyed wood working in his extensive shop built over many years. Emory was preceded in death by his parents and his eldest daughter Barbara June Davis Fitzgerald (Tom). Emory is survived by his wife Carol Davis, stepson Steven Jacques (Erin), his son Robert (Bob) Davis (Rebecca), and Elizabeth Davis (Jeff Irish). Emory has eight grandchildren (Brian Fitzgerald, Beth Lodmell, Daniel Fitzgerald, Kate Fitzgerald, Jonathan Davis, Ryan Jacques, Nathan Beaumont, and Bryce Tjaden) and twelve great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held at Pearson’s Funeral Home (149 Breckenridge Lane, St. Matthews, KY 40207) Friday, November 19th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Burial services will occur in Brownsville, Tennessee on Monday, November 22, 2021 at the Lea and Simmons Funeral Home beginning at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, Emory and his family would appreciate any donation to Wounded Warriors, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Memphis, or Bible Study Fellowship.
Emory M. Davis (Emory) was born September 13, 1931, in Memphis Tennessee and died November 15, 2021, in Louisville, Kentucky. Emory is enjoying the place made for him in Heaven, which was prepared for him by Jesus Christ. As a young boy, Emory... View Obituary & Service Information
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