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“(Formerly of Dayton area,) Nancy and Nathan, my thoughts are with you. Admired Jon's and your fight against this insidious process. I am so sorry...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Jo Parete Wallace - Knoxville, TN

“We are so sorry Nancy and family, but Jon put up a good fight. We are in Texas but our prayers are with you. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Lowell & Carolyn Jess - OH

“What a selfless thing Jon did to spend some of his precious time and energy writing the articles about Lyme disease to educate others. Who knows how...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Tom and Ellen White - Whittier, CA

“So Sorry to hear about your loss, I will keep you all in my prayers. Betsy Muth-Brewer ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Betsy Muth-Brewer

“Nancy and Nathan and Bernice -- our hearts are so heavy with this news. I do not think I have words adequate enough to tell you the depth of my...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Linda O'Connor - friend

“My favorite times with Jon were in the woods hunting mushrooms. He had a nose for them and always found 5 to my one. I will miss his smile and good...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: JOHN D STALEY

“Nancy, We were so sorry to hear of Jon's death. You and the family will be in our thoughts. Sincerely, Ken and Becky Saunders ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Becky Saunders


Davis,Jon William, age 51, formerly from Covington,Ohio,passed away March 4th,2011 at his residence in Pleasant Hill,Ohio.He passed peacefully at home surrounded by the love of his family and friends,after a 10 year battle from Lyme Disease induced illnesses. He was born January 21, 1960 to Harry M. and Bernice I. (Heisey) Davis of Covington,Ohio. Jon is survived by his wife Nancy (Tarzinski) Davis and his wonderful children. Son-Nathan L. Davis and daughter-in-law Jenna L . (Stoner) Davis,Pleasant Hill,Ohio;Daughter-Sara L. Davis,Columbus,Ohio,Daughter-Jessica L. Hutchinson (Polson)and son-in-law James H. Hutchinson,Covington,Ohio. Daughter-Jaclyn M. Prickett(Polson) and son-in-law Nathan A. Prickett,Union,Ohio .Jon felt extremely blessed to live to see the births of his five grandchildren. Samuel Hutchinson,Andrew David Hutchinson,Luke Alexander Prickett,Magnolia Lee Davis and Isabelle Morgan Prickett. Jon was preceded in death by brother Jeffery L. Davis(Norwich,Ct.)Survived by sister-in-law Clairlyn Davis, nephew Chad Davis and niece Jeslynne Davis. Survived by brothers Joe Robert (J.R.) Davis, Fort Lauderdale,FL and Jay D. Davis,Piqua,Ohio.Jon is also survived by several Aunts,Uncles,wonderful cousins and many loving friends. Cousins Dave and Steve Heisey who were more like brothers,special friends Dale Smith,West Milton,Ohio,Gary Evans,Houston,Ohio,Buck Siler,Houston,Ohio,Dave Fisher,Covington,Ohio,Scott Hawk,Tipp City,Ohio,Larry Shope,Bellbrook,Ohio and Ed Ladd,Houston,Ohio.Before his illness Jon was owner/operator of Davis Enterprises,a furniture repair and refinishing business starting in Covington,Ohio and later moving to Pleasant Hill,Ohio. In 1989,Jon became a Sale Representative for Schaeffer Manufacturing,St. Louis,Missouri. Jon’s extended family includes all his fellow Schaeffer sales reps,the wonderful Buckeye Division, and the special friendships with all his customers that were all so dear to his heart. Jon’s mission in life became to educate people about the dangers and health risks associated with Lyme Disease. He felt that his greatest work was an article entitled “Don’t Lay Down and Die”. “which was published in the spring 2004 issue of Buckmaster Magazine.
http://www.buckmasters.com/dont-lay-down-and-die.aspx. Jon also wrote and published another article in Buckmasters Magazine August 2009 issue entitled “Fade to Black and Black “ which was an update on his battle and Lyme Disease information.
Private memorial services will be held at Riverside Cemetery,West Milton,Ohio. In lieu of flowers,donations can be made in Jon’s name to an organization for Lyme disease awareness http://www.ilads.org and to our friends at Vitas Hospice,3055 Kettering Blvd. #320,Moraine,Ohio,45439-1965. Arrangements are being handled by the Hale-Sarver Funeral Home,West Milton.

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