Dr. John M. Davis
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Dr. John M. Davis

Jacksonville - Dr. John M. Davis, age 80, of Jacksonville, Florida and formerly of Tallahassee, Florida died on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. A 1958 graduate of Stanton High School, he earned his B.S. degree from Edward Waters College, his M.S. degree from Florida A. & M. University (FAMU) and his Ph.D. in 1976 from the University of Florida. Dr. Davis retired from FAMU as an Associate Professor of Counselor Education.

He was a military veteran; founder & president of Educational Services Institute; usher at Bethel A.M.E. Church in Tallahassee; Dean of Students at Edward Waters; president of the North Florida Chapter of the Association of Black Psychologists. He was also a member of the FAMU Alumni Association; the National Education Association; Toastmasters International; Jack & Jill of America and the Omicron Zeta Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

Dr. Davis is predeceased by his parents, George & Mabel Davis and by his brothers, George & Nathaniel Davis. He will be fondly remembered by his children, Regina McKnight Malone, Sheila McKnight Sutherland, Eldridge Lanier Davis, Douglass Davis & Joie Noire Davis; his siblings, Jo Ann Coward & Larry Davis; numerous family and friends.

On Wednesday, July 1, 2020, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., the family will receive friends at the Marion Graham, Jr. Chapel at MARION GRAHAM MORTUARIES, 1504 Gandy Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32208, (904) 765-0310. On Thursday, July 2, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., FUNERAL SERVICE will also be held at the Marion Graham, Jr. Chapel at Marion Graham Mortuaries.

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Published in Tallahassee Democrat from Jun. 27 to Jun. 28, 2020.
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July 3, 2020
My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Dr. Davis was one of my Professors at FAMU in 1986. Michael D. Huggins | FAMU, College of Education | Office of the Dean
Michael D. Huggins
June 30, 2020
My sincere condolences to the family. Dr. Davis was one of my professors at FAMU.
Jannelle (Greene) Sparrow
June 30, 2020
Omega Chapter to my line Brother and Sands the Mighty Duration 3 Rest in Eternal Peace! RQQ
Bruce C Williams
June 29, 2020
Bro. John Davis was a very accomplished man it was indeed a pleasure having known him he will be truly missed..
George Walker
June 29, 2020
The New Stanton C/O 1964 was sadden to hear of the passing of the Brother of our Beloved classmate Joann. May God grant you and your Family the comfort and strength needed at this time.
Herman Floyd Pres./Members of c/o1964
June 29, 2020
Expressing my deepest sympathy to the family of Dr. John Davis. He was one of professors at FAMU and I truly enjoyed the courses he taught.
Elder Maxwell D. Jackson
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