Johnny Lee Davis met Jesus face-to-face, on August 17, 2021 at the age of 75.
He was born on August 20, 1945, and was a life-long resident of Baton Rouge.
He graduated from Istrouma High School in 1963. He attended LSU, majoring in music, before enlisting in the United States Marine Corps. After his military service, he worked at United Parcel Service before moving to Dow Chemical where he worked as a plant operator until his retirement.
Johnny’s Christian faith and love of music allowed him the opportunity to lead music at many churches. He enjoyed singing in the church choir, traveling all over the country, and trying new restaurants across South Louisiana. He was involved for years at Florida Blvd Baptist Church and Broadmoor United Methodist Church.
Johnny was preceded in death by his father, Jasper Lee Davis, and his mother, Lucile Cowart Davis.
He is survived by his wife, Gayle Jordan Davis, his sons, Craig (Pam) and Eric, grandsons Simon and Collin, his sisters Veda Dunbar, Doris Bueto (Fred), and LaNelle Fronek (Thom), and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the employees at Harvest Manor (Hall 200) and Life Source Hospice for their excellent care.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at Resthaven Funeral Home from 9:30am until the funeral begins at 11:00am. Burial to follow at Resthaven Gardens of Memory.