William “Pops” Davies age 83 of Pine Knot, Kentucky passed from this life on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at his home.
He was born October 27, 1937 in Wildwood, New Jersey to the late James Davies and Annetta (Schmidt) Davies. In addition to his parents, William is preceded in death by his brothers, John Davies “Bud” and James Davies, a sister, Annetta “Sis” Gittle, and a granddaughter, Sarah Davies.
Surviving family include his wife Mary Lay Davies whom he married, January 6, 2005; sons, George Lay of Illinois and William Davies, Jr. (and wife, Amy) of Somerset, Kentucky; daughters, Connie Eisenach, and Diane Davies both of Illinios; grandchildren, Skylar Lay, Lucas Lay, Chandlar Lay, Kristopher Davies, Zachary Davies, Johnathon Davies, Susan Fernandez, Steven Eisenach, Colleen Ladde, Matthew Eisenach, Nicole Davies, and Jessica Davies; and 11 great-grandchildren.
William was a member of the Good Shepherd Catholic Church and was a Veteran of the United States Navy. William was also a member of the American Legion Post 115 in Stearns where he enjoyed helping other local veterans. At home he enjoyed watching sports, computer games, and being with his family. William will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at 1:00 pm in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home with Father Danny Taylor and Rev. William Kilby officiating. Burial is to follow in the Pine Knot Cemetery with Military Honors provided by American Legion Post 115. The family will receive friends for visitation on Sunday after 12:00 noon until service time.
Pine Knot Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.