John T. Davis Jr.

John T. Davis Jr., 83, of Lenoir City, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at his home.

He was a graduate of Lenoir City High School, received his master's from Middle Tennessee State University and his EDS from the University of Tennessee. John was a member of First Baptist Church in Lenoir City.

John retired from the Lenoir City Schools after a 35-year career as a teacher and principal. He loved gardening and was a history buff.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John T. Davis Sr. and Areta Cluxton Davis; brother, Sam Davis; and sister, Areta Faye Limburg.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Carole Davis; daughter and son-in-law, Sarah and Greg Woods; son, Philip Davis; grandchildren, John Connor Woods, Caroline Woods and Garrett Davis; brother, Richard Davis; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family received friends 1-2 p.m. Saturday, July 25, at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Family and friends proceeded to Lakeview Cemetery in Lenoir City for graveside services with the Rev. Dick DeMerchant officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Tennessee in John’s memory.

Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City, is in charge of arrangements. www.clickfuneralhome.com