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Dr W. Burford Davis

Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky, USA
Death 13 May 1985 (aged 73)
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 161006771 · View Source
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Louisville, Kentucky
May 14, 1985

Dr. W. Burford Davis, 73, died Monday at Norton Hospital.

He was a native of Harrodsburg and a retired thoracic surgeon. He wa a director emertitus of Center College, former president and director of the college Alumni Association and former member of the college board of trustees. He was former president of the Louisville Medical Alumni Association, former president and board member of the Louisville and Jefferson County Heart Association, former chairman of the Kentucky Tuberculosis Hospital Commission and former vice-president of the Southern Thoracic Surgery Association. He was a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, Kentucky Surgical Society, Louisville Surgical Society and the American, Kentucky and Jefferson County medical associations. He was also a member of the Louisville Country Club, Rotary Club of Louisville, Tavern Club and Society of Colonial Wars and an Army veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife, the former Katherine H. McCracken; two daughters, Patricia M. Davis of New York City and Katherine M. Davis; and two sons, Howard B. Davis of Clearwater Fla., and Frederic H. Davis.

A memorial service will be at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Second Presbyterian Church, 3701 Old Brownsboro Road.

Visitation at Pearson's, 149 Breckinridge Lane, will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The family requests taht expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Second Presbyterian Church or to Center College.

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