John M. Davis 1950-2023

CANFIELD — John Mark Davis, 72, of Canfield, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 6, 2023, at his home.

John was born in Youngstown, a son of Paul and Margaret Brandyberry Davis. A graduate of Austintown Fitch High School, he served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War aboard the USS Orleck DD886.

He spent his working years as a machinist.

John was a quiet man of faith with a huge heart and gentle spirit. He loved animals and nature, fishing, woodworking, gardening and John Deere tractors. He had a great repertoire of jokes to use when needed.

John was a member of Canfield Presbyterian Church, and he belonged to the American Legion Post 177 in Canfield and St. David’s Society of Youngstown (Welsh Heritage).

John is survived by his wife, Carole, with whom he celebrated more than 50 years of marriage; his daughters, Wendy (Phil) Morgan and Sarah (Brad) Gamlin; a brother, Charles (Twyla) Davis; sisters-in-law, Lynda Kale and Debbe Feren; brothers-in-law, Don Feren and Len Swartzfager; lifelong family friend, Anne Bramlett; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and beloved dogs, Winchester, Sam and Sasha.

Funeral services will be noon Monday, June 12, 2023, at Canfield Presbyterian Church, 140 W. Main St., Canfield, with the Rev. Larry Bowald officiating.

The family will receive friends 10 a.m. until noon Monday, two hours before the services, at the church.

Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery, where military honors will be accorded by American Legion Post 177.

The family has entrusted Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home in Columbiana with the arrangements for their loved one.

Family and friends are invited to visit www.seederlymongandbeck.com to sign the guestbook or send private condolences.

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