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Merle Jacob Davis, Jr.

September 24, 1956 ~ January 13, 2023 (age 66) 66 Years Old
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Merle Jacob Davis, Jr.

“Pop” “J1”

September 24, 1956~ January 13, 2023

 Merle Jacob Davis, Jr was born on September 24th, 1956, to the late Merle J. Davis, Sr. and Johnnie R. Warren-Davis in Kendrick, Florida

 Merle received his formal education from the Public Schools of Marion County, graduating from Vanguard High School.

 He accepted Christ as his personal Savior at an early age. He was employed by JWJ as a Cable Lineman.

In his leisure time he enjoyed watching Nascar racing, repairing cars and fishing.

On Friday, January 13, 2023, Merle Jacob Davis, Jr. answered the Master’s call and went home to be with the father and those that had gone on before him. He was predeceased by father, Merle J. Davis, Sr.; his paternal grandparents, Eugene & Jesse Davis; maternal grandparents, Nathaniel Rowe and Eula Warren.

 He leaves to cherish his memories, his mother, Johnnie Ruth Davis; three sisters, Amanda Dennard, Avris Kingcade and Angela Davis-Dempsey (Brian); three brothers Ivan Davis (Nadine), Ira Davis (Ylonda) and Michael Davis all of Ocala; loving aunts, uncle and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

Public Visitation will be held on Friday, January 20, 2023, at 1:00 until 6:00PM at Summers Funeral Home, 2238 NW 10th Street, Ocala, Fl 34475.

Celebration of Life service will be held (Graveside) Saturday, January 21, 2023, at 10:00 AM at Finley Cemetery Ocala, Florida, 34475

"PLEASE AT THE REQUEST OF THE FAMILY, SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE PRACTICED AND WEARING A MASK IS MANDATORY"

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Services

Visitation
Friday
January 20, 2023

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Summers Funeral Home Chapel
2238 NW 10th Street
Ocala, FL 34475

Graveside Service
Saturday
January 21, 2023

10:00 AM
Finley Community Cemetery

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