L.J. Davis, age 74, of Heber Springs, Arkansas, passed away June 13, 2017 in Maumelle, Arkansas. Born in Shiloh, Arkansas on August 22, 1942, he was the son of the late Cecil and Lena Bradford Davis.


Mr. Davis was a loving son, husband, father, grandfather and brother. He was the owner of Davis Motor Company in Clinton, Arkansas for 20+ years and was a member of the Sugarloaf Baptist Church.


He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Vernoy Davis and Ralph Oran Davis and his sister Marie Todd.


He is survived by his wife Gloria Kay Davis, his son Sheldon Davis of Alton, Illinois, his daughters Shelley Davis of Maumelle, Arkansas and Courtney Rusher and her husband Will of Little Rock, Arkansas, his brother Jim Davis and his wife Reba of Farmington, Arkansas and his sister Janis Landers and her husband Mike of Heber Springs, Arkansas, his grandchildren Kandi Davis, Willoughby Rusher, Davis Rusher, Ryan Rusher, Grace Rusher and Emma Rusher and his great-grandson Christian Davis. Mr. Davis is also survived by his other relatives and many friends.


Visitation will be held from 1:00-2:00pm on Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Sugarloaf Baptist Church with memorial services beginning at 2:00pm with Rev. Tony Criswell officiating.


Arrangements are by Olmstead Funeral Home. www.olmstead.cc