Mr. Allen (Luke) C. Davies, 67, of Elizabethtown, KY, passed away suddenly on Saturday evening, June 21, 2014, from injuries sustained in an ATV accident, which happened earlier that evening in Clarkson, Grayson County, KY. Mr. Davies grew up and formerly resided in Susquehanna County, PA for many years, before relocating to Elizabethtown, KY.
Mr. Davies was born in Montrose, PA on Dec. 5, 1946, the son of the late Clarence and Kathleen Steele Davies. Luke was a graduate of the Elk Lake High School, Class of 1965. After his graduation, he went directly into the U.S. Navy, serving his country from 1965 until 1969, stationed in Rhode Island aboard the USS Khankakee.
After his discharge from the service, Luke was employed as a Helicopter Training Technician with Singer Link in Binghamton, NY and later moving to Elizabethtown, KY, retiring from Singer Link after 46 years, in 2011.
In his spare time, he enjoyed traveling and hunting with his family and friends.
Surviving are his wife, the former Debbie Harper of Elizabethtown, KY; his son, Kevin (Erika Lynn) Davies of New Milford and his daughter, Angela (James) Warner; seven grandchildren, Darrin Davies, Evan Davies, Brittney Vincent, Sean Knight, Kyra Warner, Kasey Warner and Kodi Warner, and two great-grandchildren, Leah Vincent and Mia Vincent. He is also survived by two brothers, Gary (Mary Ann) Davies of Meshoppen, Sidney (Lana) Davies of Meshoppen; three sisters, Margo Ace of Sayre, Sharon (Walter) Sutton of Springville and Orcelia (Henry) Very of Lawton, as well as several nieces, nephews, numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 2 at 2 p.m. from the Sheldon Funeral Home, Main St., Meshoppen, with Rev. Charles Bishop of the Elk Lake Community Church officiating. Interment will be in the Tyler Hill Cemetery in Dimock Twp., Susquehanna County. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday evening, July 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. Graveside military services will be conducted by members of the Rought Hall Post 510 American Legion, the Dennis Strong Post 457 American Legion and the Endless Mountains Post 3583 VFW.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorial donations to the American Legion or the VFW of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.sheldonfuneralhomes.com.