John Davis Monroe
July 15, 1940 – June 26, 2018
John Davis Monroe passed away on June 26, 2018 in Norman, Oklahoma. He was born on July 15, 1940, in Pontiac, Michigan, to John Davis and Irene Mae (Bunch) Monroe. He always had a love of God, and was a minister for the Nazarene church for many years. He was also a self-employed home builder and a member of the CMSA. John had many talents, and was an entertainer. He was a gifted singer, banjo player, steel guitar player, and most of all, an Elvis impersonator. John had his own custom made Elvis outfit and loved to perform at different locations, including retirement centers. He was loved by all who knew him, and will be greatly missed.
John is survived by his wife, Kay Monroe; two children, Michael Monroe (wife Kristi) and Mark Monroe; step-children, Candice Conn, Pam Ketner and Bryan Conn; brother, Tommy Monroe; and four grandchildren, Jade, Jordan, Jacob, and Bella.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Diana Lauinger.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 28, 2018 from 6-8pm at Bill Eisenhour Funeral Home in Del City Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 29, 2018 at 2pm in the Bill Eisenhour Chapel. Burial will be at Sunny Lane Cemetery.
- Brian Conn, Pallbearer
- Henry May, Pallbearer
- Mike Upton, Pallbearer
- Kenny Terral, Pallbearer
- Jordan Shawareb, Honorary
- Jacob Shawareb, Honorary
- Carl Ketner, Honorary
- Visitation Thursday, June 28, 2018
- Funeral Service Friday, June 29, 2018
John Davis Monroe
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Bill and Maria Lauinger
June 29, 2018
Uncle Jackie ,as we all called him, played an important part in the lives of our families. From being our pastor when we were married, from a loving uncle, and a beloved travel companion. His love for life and laughter was present in everything he did. He had a way of speaking to everyone like he had known them for years. His sister, Diana, our mother will greet him in heaven. Diana so loved her brother and also just passed Feb 21, 2018. Uncle Jackie would always leave the room laughing and we know he is doing the same now. Much love to all he has left behind. Until we meet again.