Donald G. Davis, 82, of Greenwood, peacefully passed away Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, surrounded by his family from complications of dementia.
Born April 10, 1933, in Warsaw, Kentucky, he was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of the American Legion.
In 1975, he opened his first Don’s Guns on County Line Road. He branched out with other stores on Lafayette Road and 96th Street. Don was known for his outgoing personality and contagious smile and his quote, “I don’t want to make any money, I just love to sell guns.”
An avid fisherman, he enjoyed traveling, hunting, boating and wintering in Florida.
He was a member of Waverly Masonic Lodge No. 615 F&AM, the Murat Shrine and the Scottish Rite.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Victoria “Vicki” A. Davis; stepson, Richard G. Brown Jr.; and two grandsons, Kevin C. and Landon “Justin” Brown.
He was preceded in death by his stepson, Steven C. Brown.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at G.H. Herrmann Greenwood Funeral Home at The Gardens at Olive Branch, 1605 S. State Road 135, with a Masonic Service at 8 p.m. The funeral will be private. He will be laid to rest at The Gardens at Olive Branch Cemetery in White River Township.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association or the donor’s favorite charity.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at ghherrmann.com.