Fred Phillip Davis, 52, a machinist who was born and spent most of
his life in Mt. Vernon residing on College avenue, died very suddenly at 11
p.m. Saturday (24 Jul 1954) at his
home at 2313 W. Maryland street in Evansville. A coronary attack was
Mr. Davis and his family left Mt.Vernon a year and a half ago. They
resided in Florida for six months and from there moved to Evansville where they had lived since.
The body is at the Short Niehaus Funeral
Home in Mt.Vernon and will remain there through the funeral
service set for Wednesday in the Short-Niehaus chapel.
Rev. August E. Binder, pastor of Trinity Evangelical and Reformed Church,
of which the deceased was a member, will be the officiating clergyman.
Burial will be in Old Beech (Bethany)
cemetery in East
The deceased was a member of Posey Aerie, No 1717, Fraternal Order
Surviving are the wife, Beulah Travis Davis, two sons, Fred
Philip, Jr., U. S. Army, stationed in Korea, and James Abner,
Evansville; a daughter, Wanda K. Evansville and one
The deceased was the son of Abner Davis
and Charlotte Dietz Davis.