Buster N. Davis, 76, of Rushville, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, July 27, 2014, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on March 16, 1938, in Monticello, Ky., as the son of Barney F. and Lillie Mae (Bates) Davis. He married Katherine (McCracken) on July 27, 1956 in Liberty, Ind.
He worked for Ford Motor Company for 30 years before retiring in 1990. Mr. Davis was a member of Morristown Masonic Lodge #193, the Shriners, the Scottish Rite and Pioneer Engineers Club of Indiana of Rushville. Buster enjoyed fishing, camping, blue grass music, riding his golf cart and John Deere antique tractors. He loved spending time with his family most of all.
He is survived by his loving wife, of 58 years, Katherine (McCracken) Davis of Rushville; children, Gary N. Davis of Shelbyville, Trena K. (Michael) Keck of Morristown, Debbie A. (Jimmie) Seaton of Morristown, and Jerry W. Davis of Carthage; brother, Paul Davis of Richmond; six grandchildren, Jeremy, Chad, Jaima, Katie, Kallie and Krystofer; 12 great-grandchildren and one on the way; and one great -great- grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Barney F. and Lillie Mae (Bates) Davis, sister, Pauline; and brothers, Ralph, Gene, Ellis and Billy.
Visitation will be from 4- 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, with a Masonic service at 7:30 p.m. at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 31, 2014, also at the mortuary. Dr. Robb Barlow will be officiating. Burial will follow at Asbury Cemetery in Morristown.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Hospital, PO Box 1000 Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908 or envelopes will be available at the mortuary.
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