Kenly Fire Department – Firefighter Death Notification
KENLY, NC (Johnston) – Kenly Firefighter John Morris Davis, Jr., died Saturday evening after responding to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Princeton-Kenly Road, Kenly, North Carolina.
Davis, 45, served as a volunteer Firefighter for Kenly Fire Department.
He is survived by his wife, Dwaina Davis, and his three children, Courtney Davis, Autumn Davis, and Hanna Holland; as well as, his father, John Davis, Sr., and half-brother, James Daniel Grice.
A firefighter died Saturday evening after helping victims in a car crash, according to the Kenly Fire Department.
Officials say John Morris Davis, Jr., 45, suffered a heart attack after responding to a crash involving an overturned vehicle on Princeton Kenly Road. According to officials, Davis experienced chest pains and was taken to a hospital where he later died.
Davis was a volunteer firefighter at the Kenly Fire Department, where the flag flew at half-staff and his coat was hung up in his memory Sunday afternoon.
Assistant Fire Chief Tim Little said Davis joined the department in 2003, moved away for a while, and recently came back as a volunteer firefighter. Little said Davis was so dedicated to service that he would come in to help on days he wasn’t expected.
“He just loved doing the job and helping people in the community and anything he was asked to do, he did it without complaint and with love for everybody in the fire department and throughout this community,” Little said.
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UPDATE Monday May 09 2016
Arrangements are as follows:
Visitation will be Wednesday, May 11, 2016 from 5-8 pm at the Kenly Fire Department, 101 W 1st St, Kenly, NC 27542
The Funeral will be Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 11am at Kenly Funeral and Cremations, 103 E 2nd St, Kenly, NC 27542 and burial will follow at Center Ridge Presbyterian Church, 2712 Glendale Rd Kenly, NC 27542.
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