John Ashton Davies

Thursday, June 17, 2021

John Ashton Davies, 88, of Fillmore, passed away on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at Mill Pond Health Campus.

John was born in Youngstown, Ohio, on Aug. 5, 1932, the son of John E. and Amy (Burdett) Davies.

He was a graduate of Amo High School.

Mr. Davies proudly served in the United States Marine Corps.

Firefighter Davies was a life member of the IVFA, serving 55 years on the Hilmon Firefighters and the Fillmore Community Volunteer Fire Departments in District 11B. John served as the IVFA secretary and the IVFA historian. He also served as District 11B secretary.

In addition to his work as a firefighter, John also worked for many years at IBM until his retirement in March 1987.

Survivors include his son, Mike Davies (wife Kim); two grandchildren, Amanda Hutcheson (husband Jared) and M. Adam Davies (wife Heather); six great-grandchildren, Garrett, Hadleigh and Marlee Hutcheson and Atley, Oakley and Ada Davies; a brother, Richard Davies (wife Marie); and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 64 years, Maxine Gibson Davies; and an infant son, Myron James Davies.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, June 21 at Fillmore Volunteer Fire Department, 12 Hendricks St., Fillmore. Burial will follow in Fillmore Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service on Monday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Fillmore Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 17, Fillmore, IN 46128.

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