Lawrence Davis

Lawrence Leroy Davis, 73, of Frankfort, Kentucky died Sunday, September 30, 2012.

He was born at Parson Hospital in Flushing, NY on April 10, 1939, the son of the late Emmett Leroy Davis and Mary Adelaide Stout Brainerd. Mr. Davis was a member of Congregational Church in Medina, Ohio. He attended First United Methodist Church and Evergreen Baptist Church and was a member of a singles group “The Flying Solos.”

Mr. Davis is survived by a son, John Emmett Davis; a daughter, Marcella D. Sutherland; several grandchildren; his sister, Judith (William) Gulick; four nephews, Daniel, David, Douglas and Donald Gulick; and several great-nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Noel Allen Davis.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 3, 2012, at First United Methodist Church, Frankfort with Rev. Wayne Sayre officiating. Cremation was chosen. Burial will be with his parents, grandparents and great grandparents in the family plot in Joplin, Missouri.

Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home; condolences may be shared via the online guestbook at

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