Celebrating the life of

Paul John Davis III

November 10, 1966 - November 15, 2021

Paul John Davis III


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Paul John Davis,III, beloved local florist, died unexpectedly at his home on Monday, November 15, 2021. John was born on November 10, 1966 in Savannah, Georgia. A lifetime member of Calvary Baptist Temple, John spent his youth centered around his family, his church and Calvary Day School. John learned his love of flowers as a teenager and shortly after graduating from high school in 1985, John opened John Davis Florist in 1988. John’s great sense of humor and love of his family and friends helped him create a successful business at 2430 Abercorn, where people from all walks of life would drop by the shop just to see John. Savannah locals called him immediately when they needed support during milestone moments - a wedding, birth of a new baby, funeral or Jewish holiday. John always knew the light hearted thing to say to give comfort and helped spread joy with his flowers. His true home was at his shop where he could create a flower arrangement and talk to you about your family without skipping a beat. Named Savannah’s best florist for over 15 consecutive years, John created his unique arrangements for international dignitaries, Olympians, several Georgia governors and has organized weddings, special events and funerals in 10 foreign countries. John’s ability to make everyone laugh - even if he was poking fun at you - made him one of Savannah’s most beloved business owners. John had a deep love for animals and helped raise thousands of dollars for local pet charities. He loved Calvary football and Calvary girl’s basketball games, his hundreds of friends at Spanky’s and Tubby’s Thunderbolt, and his shop family. Thank you to the hundreds of people who have had the privilege of helping John deliver Valentine’s flowers, help set up for a wedding, or deliver flowers to the sick. His laugh and hugs will be missed but his love of this community and the people he touched will be forever remembered.  As John would say, “Buy Flowers.”

John was preceded in death by his father, Paul John Davis, Jr.

John is survived by his wife, Jennifer Abshire Davis; his stepchildren Phillip and Reilly Abshire; his mother, Jacquelyn Graham Davis; his sisters Paula Branson and Pam Rody (James), niece Jacquelyn Rody, nephew Paul Rody, nephew Ryan Simons (Caitlyn); along with many more family members and more friends than anyone could ever name. 

A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, November 18, 2021, 10:00 am, at Calvary Baptist Temple, 4625 Waters Avenue, Savannah, Georgia 31405.

Private burial will be in Dorchester Cemetery in Midway, GA.

Remembrances can be made to Calvary Day School.

A register book will be available, daily until 5:00 p.m., at Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel or here on our website.  



I'm lost for words, I'm so sorry. Good guy.

- Bill Lee , Savannah , Ga

So sorry for this lost to his family and the Savannah community. Truly shocked.

- Emily Saussy, Savannah, GA

I am just so heartbroken. My condolences to all the families. John Davis was a beautiful soul. Love you dear friend, rest easy.

- Karen Yandell, Nashville , TN

I’m so sorry. His death is a big loss for Savannah and so many families, including my own, whose events were made extra special because of him. And always such a pleasure to work with.

- Joan Wade, Savannah, Ga

Another friend and classmate gone to soon. I know my family will miss him dearly. He always loved my kids as if they were his own. This one really set all of us back today in a big way. RIP John you will be missed.

- Troy Thomas, Savannah, Georgia

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My heart goes out to the family, today is a sad day indeed.

- Jeff Ulm, Savannah, Ga

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- Kelly Kilpatrick Hunt, Savannah, GA


- Wall, Savannah , Georgia

Mr. John Davis, a true Savannah Icon! Savannah’s Brightest and most Colorful Flower has a new home, in Heaven! We are all better people having known him. Prayers and love to his dear family. Until…

- Tony and Beth Butimer, Savannah, GA

We have lost a true Savannah Icon. John was certainly one of a kind. His love for life was almost as big as his heart. Go rest John. Praying for his family.

- Julie Deason, Newington , Ga

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Jennifer and Family I am so very sorry for your loss....Prayers for peace and comfort.

- Joyce McAllister, Savannah, GA

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So sorry to hear this always a wonderful person praying for you Jennifer and family

- Dawn Stevens Bullock , Hilton Head Island , SC

Jennifer and Jackie I’m so sorry! I can’t believe that John is gone! What a precious soul he was. Never without a smile and a big hug! He will always have a special place in my heart

- Connie and Mark Hiott, SAVANNAH, Georgia

He was the light in a dark room! We will miss him. Love to John’s family.

- Beverley Reynolds , Savannah , Ga

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We are saddened by your loss. Prayers are going out for God's healing power to the family during this difficult time. John is now decorating the Kingdom of the Lord with beautiful arrangements!

- Allen & Ann Ramsey, Midway, Georgia

Praying for the family at this time. So much love and and kindness and that smile. Missed already. God bless and and hold you in the grace!

- Lu-Lu Aycock, savannah, ga

John will be greatly missed, he had a personality as big as his smile. I'm sure he's arranging the flowers at heaven's gates today. Prayers for his family and friends.

- The Patten Family, Richmond Hill, GA

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Prayers for Ms. Jackie, Jennifer, and his family. RIP John, such a sweet, loving person. You will be missed. xoxo Fireball

- Carol S Sloan, Savannah, Georgia

He wil alway be remembered as a fun loving good hearted man. And fo the 90 red roses he send me on my 90th birthday.

- Miria Center, Savannah, Georgia

Oh, my heavens! I am absolutely lost for words because I am still in disbelief of this sad news. Jennifer and Jackie, my heart breaks for each of you! May God wrap His powerful arms around you and Bless you with His strong Mighty Powers. The last time I was in the shop was to order flowers for my sister. Before I knew it, everyone was in the room giving me ideas and we got off the subject of flowers and just sat and talked forever. Finally, I told John I trusted him with my order and whatever he decided would be perfect…and it was. Love and Prayers to you!

- Faye Anderson , Pooler , Georgia

John is gone much too soon. He was a very nice person. He did the flowers for 2 daughters weddings and was a pleasure to work with. I loved his Facebook posts in which he never punctuated and always ended with “buy flowers”. Condolences to his family.

- Elaine Blau Becker, Savannah , GA

John stole the heart of Savannah with flower power. Coming from Oregon, where nearly everyone has a rose bush, I feel the love of the E. coast family. The whole community grieves with Jennifer and family. We know John will be resurrected, but we miss him right now. Lazarus’s sisters were weeping, and so did Jesus. But, not for long. When Jesus said COME OUT, he did, then tears of joy were flowing. Jesus will call, and John will answer, Job 14:14. Holy Spirit energizes us to stay busy comforting others, so the time passes swiftly. When John is awakened from “sleep” ,he will wonder why all the fuss. We want to be there in paradise to greet him. 1 John 2:17 says, the one who does the will of God remains forever., “Enjoy Life Forever”. Warm Christian Love, Sandy Wirfs

- Sandy Wirfs, Monroe,, Louisiana

John always had an instant smile for all of us who talked with him...and he helped me wonderfully with my father's funeral ten years ago... A beautiful soul now with God , in heaven.... He will be remembered by everyone who ever met him by his kindness, his humor, his goodness. May the family know how sorry I am to read of this unexpected loss. My sincere and heartfelt concern for all of you. Mildred Yarborough

- mildred yarborough, savannah,ga, GA

Billy and I are so sorry to hear of John’s passing so young and so unexpected. He was loved by all and will be missed. He was there for our weddings , Funerals, and everything in between . Always smiling and always honest. Prayers for the family .

- Shirley Grotheer, Savannah, GEORGIA

You and your family are in my prayers right now. I realize that there are no words that I could write or say to make things better, but please accept my condolences on the loss of John.

- Veronica DeBorde, Savannah, GA

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- JOHN MELL, Savannah, Georgia

Our world will be dimmer. His beacon of light shined on us all with his laughter, and his kindness. Condolences to all who loved him. I know he is in heaven arranging all the bouquets for his Savior. John, Savannah will never be the same without you. Rest easy friend.

- Louise Williams, Brooklet, Georgia

I am so shocked and saddened to hear of John's passing. His laugh and smile were infectious - he certainly knew how to light up a room!! He will be missed by all that knew and loved him. Prayers for his family and friends during this time.

- Stephanie Byrd Roy, Richmond HIll, Georgia

Aunt Jackie, we are truly heartbroken- he was a treasure- we had such an incredible time with him at the wedding- he made the evening magical- love, thoughts and prayers for you all.

- Kathy, Farrell, Pfeiffer and Collier, Atlanta , Georgia

I loved john so much. To say I’m heartbroken is not enough. He made the world a better place and brought sunshine wherever he want. Prayers for jenn, Jackie and the family. We are all praying for comfort and peace.

- Krista Jackson, Johns Creek, Ga

No matter when or where I saw John he was always happy, welcoming, and made me feel like I was the most important person in the moment. It is sad when such a great spirit passes, may he enjoy all the beautiful flowers in heaven. My deepest sympathies to the entire family.

- susan speros, Savannah, Georgia, GA

Jackie and family. I am so, so sorry for your loss. Jackie, I met you many moons ago as you were my supervisor when I was in the student nurse work program, way back in 1993!! Then I had the pleasure of seeing you during your rounds as the House Supervisor Nurse, as I worked as a RN at Memorial. May God’s Holy Spirit be your strength,comfort, and healer, for you and your family during this difficult time.

- Kim Murdaugh , Beaufort , SC

I’m very sorry to hear this tragic news. Sending you my deepest condolences.

- Maura Sovchen, Savannah, GA

Keeping you all close in my heart.

- Marjo Zelinsky, Savannah, GA

There are no words to express the loss of such an amazing, thoughtful, happy, loving, kind human being - we love you John Davis - until we meet again, may god hold you in the palm of his hand. Our prayers and love and heartfelt condolences to you dear Jennifer, John‘s Mom and your family.

- Erica and Daniel Lumpert, Savannah, GA

Such a sweet and funny person. He was just one of the nicest person you'll ever know. Sending much love and prayers to the family.

- BRENDA SPEARS, Savannah, Georgia

Such a very special man! When my husband passed away he was the greatest....Heart warming and consoling! The funeral home mixed up our flowers and he straightened it out himself. My doorbell rang....he, out of kindness, sent me the most gorgeous flower arrangement. It was such a grand memory and totally unexpected. The flowers fragranced my home for several weeks. I can smell them just in thought. He was one of the kindest souls I have ever met!! RIP!!


Always in our hearts and memories.

- Jack and Pam Shook, Savannah , Ga

Such an incredible person that made those around him enjoy the moments of life. He leaves a huge whole in our community.

- David Pence, Savannah, GA

I was so shocked to hear the passing of John. He was always smiling, laughing and reminding folks to buy flowers. Savannah has lost a true Gem. My condolences to his wife, mom and family and friends. He will be greatly missed.

- Robert & Lori Henson, Rincon, GA

I am saddened by the loss of this man. I send love and prayers to Jennifer and the family

- Liza DiMarco, Savannah, GA

Jennifer and family, I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

- Jan Norton, Rincon , GA

I'm still around even though Dr Luskey doesn't understand why. If I can do anything Jackie, Paula, Pam, please call me. I will see that it gets done. Love all or you. I think about all or you from time to time. I don't get around crowds because my doctor doesn't want my to. I'm hoping that I will see your Thursday.

- Bill Lee , Savannah , Ga

Only knowing John for the recent past 7 years or so he made a huge impact on me in great spiritual ways. His pithy sense of humor, unwavering individualism, and uplifting attitude born of his great love of life truly gave me faith in humanity. HIs memory will live on in my heart and soul. Deepest condolences to Jennifer and his family. May you all find peace soon in beloved memories of John.

- Paula Fogarty, Savannah, Georgia

Sending lots of love and prayers to my family in Savannah, to Jennifer and all those so close to John. I am still in such disbelief that someone so full of life could just be gone so quick. Just like my great grandparents, his grandparents, he had a huge giving heart and knew no stranger and those are two admirable qualities and ones that have always inspired me. The world truly lost someone special and sadly at a time when we more people like him.

- Jennifer Goss, Blue Ridge, Ga

Jackie and family.... I am so sorry . No one will ever forget John's smile. He was truly an amazing guy ! Much love to the whole family...sending hugs to you ! He will certainly will be missed !

- cathy lolik, Hilton head island, South Carolina

He felt like he was one of my boys they all grew up together will miss him a lots

- Dale Smiley, Savannah, Ga

John was the BEST! My heart is breaking for you all. Love, Diane

- Diane Duvall King, Savannah, Ga

To the Davis Family: I am so sorry to learn of the sudden passing of my beloved friend John Davis, Savannah’s Best Florist. My prayer is that God will comfort and strengthen each of you....Jennifer and family members, and that you will continue to enjoy the wonderful memories you've shared. Sending you love, blessings and strength. Sincerely, Carolyn Guilford

- Carolyn Guilford, Savannah, Georgia

Thanks John for all the Good Laughs and Questions

- Christie Palmer, Savannah, Ga

John, you my Fabulous Friend, will be greatly missed. I'm grateful that I had someone like you in my life. The world will be less bright without you in it but oh how Heaven is shining even brighter!

- Lisa Ortiz (Smith), Springfield, Ga

The world will not be the same without you John. We will miss your love for life, laughter and love of flowers. May you rest in peace, my life long friend. Calvary Classmate of 1985

- Tammie Green Nelson , Statesboro , GA

John, was one of a kind and will be deeply missed. I was lucky enough to call him my neighbor and friend. Love and strength to your family

- Susan Mobley Dewberry, Atlanta, GA

Sympathy to the family which John so dearly loved. He was a kind hearted and friendly person. His memory will live on In the lives of many.

- Anna Canady, Savannah, GA

A true loss for Savannah and everyone who knew him. Generous and kind aren’t adequate to describe him.

- Ryan Smith, Port Wentworth, GA

Jackie and Pam we are so sorry to hear about your loss. John was so very special. He will be greatly missed. May God's comforting hands be with you during this time in your lives. We are praying for you and all of the family to be blessed with strength and peace during your bereavement.

- Jim and Elaine Wilson, Richmond Hill, GA

You always made everyone feel so loved. The flowers my family ordered for different occasions were always arranged perfectly by you. My Heather had such beautiful flowers at her wedding thanks to you. It was always a joke between us when I called you to decorate my home for the holidays. Your response was, “You mean for this year?” You never rushed a conversation with me always allowing me to know that you cared. Truly you will be missed. Loved you big!

- Frances S Johns, Savannah, GA

Davis Family, "To everything there is a Season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted." -Ecclesiastes 3: 1-2

- Edna Beaufort, Savannah, GA

John was such a wonderful person who always could make you smile. His love for life was so refreshing. He will be deeply missed. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.

- Missy Jones, Savannah, GA

I was so lucky to have met John Davis. I don’t think I have ever met anyone that exudes a love for life like he did. No matter what he always had a smile, a joke and a laugh that you could hear even when he wasn’t around. He always made people feel so special and valued. The most genuine, kind hearted person I have ever met. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. He will be so sorely missed. Thank you John Davis, in heaven, for all the joy and brightness you gave all of us.

- Marilyn Martin, Guyton, Georgia

John was such a talented and sweet person he will be missed by all. Our thoughts and prayers are with his Family.

- Novack Family, Savannah , Ga

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Jackie and family, I am so sorry to hear this sad news. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

- Coleen Biezenbos, Savannah, Georgia

God Bless John , his Family and his Family of Friends.. He was one of a " Few Real Men". He is one.... that will never be forgotten! Forever Love, Joyce and Buzzy Weimar

- Joyce and Buzzy Weimar, Savannah, Ga

If you weren’t laughing when you were around John, you weren’t really living. He was the LIFE of every room and situation he was in. I was grateful to be able to see him do a holiday flower arrangement presentation a couple of years ago at a luncheon. He could take twigs and berries and make them beautiful in an arrangement. Jennifer, my heart aches for you. Savannah has lost another legend. John will not be forgotten!

- Jamie Arkins, Savannah, GA

I’m so sorry Jennifer. I didn’t get to know him. Big loss for Savannah.

- Read Williams , Powder Springs , Ga

We are heartbroken to hear of your loss. He was one of a kind. A generous, smart and funny man. Savannah has a little less sparkle now, but what a gift he was to us.

- The Grusheski Family, Savannah, GA

Sending hugs,love and prayers to Jennifer and family.

- Linda Knaack, North Royalton , Ohio

May your memory be eternal!

- Elaine Vlahos, Eatontown, New Jersey

Dear Jackie and family, You all have been a part of my life since I was born. I love you like family. We all feel your loss and loved John so much. I am lifting you all up in prayer. May you find comfort that only God provides. Much love, Teri Gibbs

- Teri Gibbs, Savannah , GA

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. John was a very special person.

- Rufus and Nancy Taylor, Jacksonville, FL

Jennifer, I loved John so much: what a character! I will always hear my voice in my head, full of laughter! I will always keep him in my hear, too. He was very, very fortunate to have you and your children in his life. Please know that I pray God will grant you His comfort in this difficult time. With much love, Monica

- Monica McGoldrick, SAVANNAH, GA

I'm so sorry for your loss. It's a huge loss for Savannah as a whole and just everyone who ever got the privilege of standing next to John and hearing that hearty laugh of his and being surrounded by his big heart. John did the flowers at my daughter's wedding (Amie Schulz) when she married Wesley Dasher. That was the first time I met John. And heard of his dog birthday parties and would run into him on occassion always to feel like he remembered me and he'd just fall so naturally into conversation. I'm sad to know he's gone too soon from this side of heaven. Our loss. Heaven on the other about a big celebration full of such joy.

- Suzie Schulz, Savannah, GA

I graduated from Calvary with John back in 1985 and also grew up in Kensington Park. I was new to Calvary in high school and John was always pleasant and friendly to me. I moved to Atlanta some years ago but still kept up with him at a distance through Facebook. His inherent good cheer and grace always shone through. I send my prayers and condolences to his extended family and friend. I wish you peace.

- Charles R. Bridgers, Atlanta, GA

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John was a wonderful person who was loved by many people. It was always a pleasure to be around him. He will be greatly missed. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

- Ellen Spivey, POOLER, Georgia

We will miss John and his humor! I pray God will give his family the " comfort and peace that passes all understanding". From the children, staff, and families of Wesley Community Centers of Savannah. Inc. and The Lady Bamford Child Care Center.

- Tammy Mixon-Calderon, Savannah, Georgia

We are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

- Steve and Judith Cohen , Winter Garden, Florida

Dear Davis Family- All of us at Coomer, Coomer & Routhier are devastated to hear of John's passing. He was like a third son to Mrs. Coomer, and he brought great joy to us all. You always knew John was in the building well before you ever laid eyes on him. Our office won't be quite the same knowing we will not hear that laugh this side of heaven.




Sending love and special prayers to all the family. It was a privilege to have known and loved this tender spirit. Heaven has welcomed another angel.

- sally a jilek, richmond hill, GA

My thoughts and prayers go out to each one of you. May God bless you and watch over you in this time of sorrow.

- David Dawson, Savannah, Ga

Reeling through all the merry magical memories of being in John’s shop. I feel blessed to have known him.

- Paula Kneece, Savannah, GA

John will be missed by so many. I pray God's comfort and peace for you, Jackie, and for the whole family. I know you will be there for each other through this difficult time.

- Kimberly Good, Savannah, GA

Sorry for your family's loss. John will be miss . Prayers for everyone.

- Jan Hooks, Swainsboro, Georgia

Prayers and hugs. John touched so many in ways you will never even know. May your memories help comfort you now and always.

- Susan Barfield, Savannah, GA

To John’s Family, John was a special man and will be sorely missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Eternal rest grant unto John, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May he Rest In Peace!

- Carolyn Beebe, Savannah, GA

I will always cherish the laughter we had through our insanely comical (although very serious in Johns eyes) conversations. He had a heart of gold and was my first go to for a beautiful arrangement. Will miss John and the impact he had on others.

- Jennifer Claxton, Savannah , GA

Jackie, I am so very sorry to hear of John's sudden passing. As you well know with your Paul, Paul Teague, and my Dad, John was much too young! I remember him fondly from Calvary. Hugs to you and the rest of the family during this time. Also, you may have heard our mother, Joyce passed away in April.

- Cindy Rimes Fountain, West Columbia, SC

We are so very sorry. Our hearts are absolutely broken but are so thankful for John’s faith and God’s promise to see him again one day. We are praying for you all! Hugs and lots of love! April, James, Maison, Addison, Daniel, and Asher.

- James and April Stevens, Richmond Hill, Georgia

My sincerest condolences to the family as you grieve the loss of John. Heaven is brighter with his spirit and we are blessed to have known him. Pat

- Patricia Canady, Savannah, GA

Jackie...may your many precious memories of John give you comfort in the days, months and years to come. May he rest in eternal peace. With love and deepest sympathy.

- Jane Harte , Savannah , Ga

John will be missed at Peachtree Methodist Church in Maggie Valley, NC. What a joy it was to see him and Jen come thru our doors on Sunday morning.

- Gretchen Timmons, Maggie Valley, NC

So sorry for your loss, I worked with Jackie for years and got many flowers from John over the years, I know how much she loved John, praying for you and family on this difficult time, he will be truly missed.

- Joleen Lynch, Savannah , Ga

Such a joy to be around, his smile!!. Meet him and ran into him several times throughout the years. My prayers go out to his family and friends!

- Carol D Brister, Savannah, GA

No words! Gone but never forgotten. Prayers and love to you all❤️

- Casey, Richmond Hill, Ga

Jackie,Jennifer and Family, we are so sorry to hear of John's death, May God give you peace, John had so many friends and will be missed by many! Love and Prayers, Barbara & Cecil Deal

- Barbara & Cecil Deal, Savannah, Georgia

You were an example to us all. Thanks for all the memories.

- Wendy Bennett, Savannah, Ga

Jennifer and family: Sending you all our love and support during this unexpected time of loss. Our hearts are with yours.

- Shirley Wright and Dennis Alexander, Tybee Island , GA

I met John when I worked in Medical Records at Memorial Medical Center and over the years he has been a great friend. He was so full of love and joy and it showed in everything he did! He and his staff have made many beautiful arrangements for my family for all sorts of occasions! He will be truly missed!

- Elva Bright-Kemp , Savannah, Georgia

Jennifer, John was one in a million & Savannah will miss him so much. Thinking of you & Ms. Jackie deeply! Love Amy & Rob Massey

- Amy & Rob Massey, Savannah , Ga

John was not just my florist, who helped me celebrate or mourn during many events experienced by our family, but he was someone we were proud to call our friend. To Jennifer, his beloved mother, and other family members, please accept our heartfelt condolences for the loss of an irreplaceable man. He left a lasting impression on so many and will be missed by all.

- Amber & Mark Lupus, Savannah, GA

Keith and I are praying for John’s family and extended family of friends. When my Dad passed away, John somehow put a smile on my face as he has for so many during difficult journeys. Oh that smile! He will be missed. Keith and Renee’ Grotheer

- Keith and Renee’ Grotheer, Saint Augustine, Florida

Savannah will not be the same.

- Joan Wade, Savannah, GA

John was an amazing person. If you were in a down mood when you met with him ,I guarantee you felt better just being around of the best people I'll ever meet. He was full of love and life. He loved his city. The city loved him. Many prayers for all that knew John .He will be missed dearly by all. Savannah will not feel the same without him here. RIP dear John Davis. You are loved.

- Kathy Trawick, Savannah, GA.

Jennifer, I am so very sorry to hear about your husband. We are so heartbroken for you and are lifting you up with love and prayers. We are here for you if we can help in any way. xoxo

- Susan Fogleman, Beaufort, South Carolina

My condolences to John's family and the Savannah community. He shared his love of flowers and people with us all. I will miss his laugh, jokes, and kind notes (and flowers) that always came at the right time. I will long remember #BUYFLOWERS!

- Ann Levett, Savannah, GA

So sorry we couldn't be there.

- Reggie Feathers, savannah, GA

Jimmy and I were so sad to hear of John’s passing. Our kids grew up with John at Calvary Day School. John did the flowers for our youngest son’s wedding. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time of loss and grief. Love in Christ, the Traver family

- Jimmy and Karen Traver, Aurora, Colorado

My heartfelt condolences to John’s family. He made everyone he came in contact with feel loved with his infectious smile and his kind words. He will be missed.

- Donna Sapp Ball, Savannah, GA

Amazing person who helped anybody in need. He helped my family a lot and was always there. Buy flowers.

- Alicia Backlund, Guyton, Georgia

Jackie & Family, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of John. He was a wonderful person and my go to person for flowers and gifts when my children were young. They always loved the candy and stuff animal I would send on their birthdays to school. He had a great sense of humor and always made you feel special. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Fondly, Debi Lanier

- Debi Lanier, SAVANNAH, GA

Billy and I are so sorry about the loss of such a precious soul as John....He was in my 5th grade at Calvary and was nothing but a joy to teach and always so much fun to be around.....May he rest in peace forever with Jesus.....Kathy Kleinpeter.

- Kathy Kleinpeter, Savannah, GA

I was stunned to hear of John's passing and agree with so many others here that the world has lost a true treasure! I met John over 25 years ago when my mom and I consulted with him to do my wedding flowers. My mom and he hit it off immediately and talked like old friends for what seemed like hours. He was a fascinating and incredibly warm person. I wish his loved ones much love, strength, and peace as they deal with this heavy loss. I am so sorry for their loss.

- Suzanne Mingledorff, MIDWAY, GA

My sincere condolences to the Family at this difficult time. I pray that your wonderful memories of John will bring you peace and comfort . We will miss you John.....Buy Flowers!

- Judy McDougal, Savannah, Ga

Jennifer, We are so very sorry for your loss. I love the picture here-as it captures the first thing I thought of when hearing of his passing-I never saw him not smiling that big smile and always having an inside joke for everyone. What a huge loss and know that ya'll will be in our thoughts and prayers, With sympathy, Kevin and Sally Werntz

- Kevin Werntz, Savannah, Georgia

Such a tremendous loss. I have so many great childhood memories that include John. My heartfelt condolences to his family. John will truly be missed by so many.

- Ken Anchors, Lake Worth , Fl

Condolences to John’s family! I have known John since high school days at Calvary. He was always helpful with flowers under pressure and other occasions. He was an awesome person. I couldn’t just stop in the store to buy flowers…had to spend an hour catching up. He would tease me and I would tease him right back! He has left a hole in my life! May good memories get the family through this time. Love and Hugs Tracy Deemer Chance

- Tracy Chance, Rincon , Ga

I wish to express my condolences to the wife and family of Paul John Davis III. He was very kind person and thoughtful.

- Michael K Dunbar , Savannah , Ga

My condolences to the wife and family of Paul John Davis III. Though I only knew him briefly, I knew him to be kind and thoughtful human being!

- Michael K Dunbar , Garden City , Georgia

Loved John from the first time I walked into the shop when we moved to Savannah. He did both daughters weddings with most beautiful flowers that lasted for forever. He was sweet, funny, talented and an amazing human being. Could not believe it when I was told he had passed away by my cousin Joey Rosen, John’s dear friend. Can still see the beautiful bouquet he sent my cousin Marilyn Cranman to make journey easier. May you Rest In Peace Dear John. Thanks for lovely memories.

- Harriet Simmons, Atlanta, GA

My heart goes out to the family for this great loss! I met John many years ago selling teddy bears and he just love it when I came to visit. He talked about his home in Sky Valley and I knew it was a special place for him to getaway and relax. I will miss my buddy and he truly made an impact on so many people.

- Abby Jackson, Clarkesville , Georgia

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Deepest sympathies to his family & friends. I knew John way back when I worked at Horst Wholesale. John had just started in the business. He was always warm & friendly. Gone much too soon.

- Denise Cowart-Rahn, Bloomingdale, Ga

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel