John Walton Davis, age 79 of Baldwin, passed away on March 15, 2023. 

Born on October 10, 1943, he was the son of the late Thomas Walton Davis and Christine Lolly Motes Davis. Mr. Davis was retired from Henkel Chemical Company, where he was a customer service supervisor for 20 years, and previously worked at American Hospital Supply for 12 years. He was a former chairman of Banks County Democratic Party and a deacon of First Presbyterian Church in Ocala, Florida. In his spare time, John was an artist, a collector of local lore, and a competitive card player, who enjoyed playing golf, and tennis. He loved his family and loved all kinds of animals, particularly cows, dogs, cats, and guineas. 

Survivors include his loving wife, Margaret Tester Davis of Baldwin; daughters, Elizabeth Davis McWhinnie of Erlanger, Kentucky, and Katherine Davis Rinck of Lebanon, Ohio; grandchildren, Ellie, Emmy, and Jake McWhinnie, Maggie, Charlie, and Lucy Rinck; sisters, Pauline Anderson of Norcross, and Salina Durham of Baldwin; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

No formal services will be held. 

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at 

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.