Joe L. Davis

Thursday, December 22, 2016
Joe Davis

Joe L Davis, 75, of Piggott, Ark., passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2016, at the Piggott Community Hospital.

He was born on June 6, 1941, in Kennett, Mo., and was the son of the late Robert Davis and Audie (Lamb) Davis-Mallard.

He was united in marriage to Judy Karen Hogard on Sept. 2, 1962, and to this union two children were born. He was preceded in death by his wife, Judy, on February 3, 2012; a granddaughter, Sarah Elaine Davis; his father, Robert Davis; mother, Audie (Lamb) Davis-Mallard; his stepfather, Orville Mallard and his half-brother, Leon Davis.

Joe was retired from the United States Navy. Afterwards, Joe owned and operated several local businesses in Piggott and Clay County including a Marine Station, a donut shop and a trash service.

Survivors include his daughter, Mona Davis of Little Rock, Ark.; son, Terry Davis and wife Sheila of Piggott; grandchildren, Luke Davis of Gosnell, Ark., Jarrod Davis and wife Courtney of Corning, Ark.; Sarah Nicole Davis of Paragould, Ark., Jacob Davis of Piggott and Becka Davis of Piggott; one great-granddaughter, Marilyn; one brother, Bill Davis and wife Jean Anne of Vinemont, Ala.; his half-sisters,Mary Sue Moore and Pat Knighten, and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 26, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Shelley Elkins officiating. Burial is in New Hope Cemetery in Pollard, Ark. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be held beginning at 1 p.m. on Monday, and will continue until the time of the service at the funeral home.