European Representative for Fountain National Academy
Owner & Principal Tutor of Midland School of Embalming
Date of Death: June 7, 2005 at his residence in Luccombe, England
Funeral services will be June 27, 2005 at 3:00 PM at the St. Mary’s
Virgin Church in Luccombe, England with burial there in the church cemetery.
His wife’s nameis Liz Davis.
John Davis has been involved with funeral service for over twenty- four years.
A graduate of Worcester College in Worcestershire, England, John is a Qualified
British Embalmer who holds a Bachelor of Education, Honours, degree. He is
owner of the prestigious Midland School of Embalming that is headquartered
in Luccombe, England. He currently teaches at 5 venues within the United Kingdom.
In addition to his duties as head tutor for the Embalming School Davis formerly
owned and managed an embalming service which handled the preparation of over
3,000 bodies a year.
association with education and broad-based experience in all aspects of funeral
service has gained him much respect in the British funeral profession. His
expertise and dedication is widely sought-after, requiring him to speak on
local and national levels throughout England. He is a member of the British
Institute of Embalmers, and has served as the Institute's representative for
Training and Education in Funeral Service. He is a past Chairman of the National
Education Committee and was deeply involved in the development of a National
Vocational Qualification program initiated by the British government. Davis
is a member of the committee working to develop a National restorative art
syllabus and course, and he is currently working on the training and examination
of British embalming tutors.
serves on the Education Committee and is a past Chairman of the Midland Region
of the British Institute. He has served on the Local Public Health Working
Group that develops regional and national policy for the treatment of infectious
disease cases. He is also a published author who writes a monthly column for
the largest independent funeral journal in England, and is currently the Technical
Editor for The Embalmer magazine.