Joe Vinson Davis, 87, of Gainesville, formerly of Palatka, passed from this life on Monday, April 30, 2018 at the VA Medical Center in Gainesville following an extended illness. He was born in Clio, AL, raised in Palatka, and spent most of his adult life in Orlando, FL before settling in Gainesville, FL. He was of the Baptist faith and loved the Lord Jesus. He served as an airman in the United States Air Force. Joe also served on the Florida Highway Patrol for 10 years and was the owner and operator of an insurance agency in Orlando for many years. He enjoyed playing poker and anyone who knew him knew he loved to eat.
He is survived by his children, Kevan T. Davis (Kim Martin), Vinson Lee Davis (Tanya), Donna D. DeBerry (James), beloved companion, Wanda Hunter, brother, Eddie Davis, 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Palatka with Bro. Vince Davis officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. until the time of services at the cemetery on Thursday.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Joe’s Book of Memories page at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com .
Arrangements are under the direction of Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.