Davis, Scooter

Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home
Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home

Scooter Davis, 57, of Russellville, passed away June 24, 2016 at Logan Memorial Hospital in Russellville. Scooter Davis was one of the most beloved and respected radio air personalities Southern Kentucky has had the privilege of knowing.  His career with WBVR spanned over three decades and his awards are too numerous to mention each one individually.

Some of the highlights of his career include the very prestigious nomination and subsequent induction into the Kentucky Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2015; recipient of The Stephen Foster Award from the Kentucky Broadcasters Association in 2013; The Barren River Area Child Advocacy Center’s Award for his participation in and passion for The Great Teddy Bear Run from 2004-2016; recognition as Best Local Radio Personality year after year in The Daily News’ Best of Bowling Green annual survey; recognition from Warren County Judge Executive Michael O. Buchanon, declaring July 23rd, 2012 as “Scooter Davis Day” in Bowling Green. 

Scooter helped spearhead fund-raising efforts for community organizations for over 30 years. including his lead role and passion for the annual Bowling Green/Warren County Humane Society’s annual Adoptathon and Fur Ball as well as his love for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with his active participation in the annual Radiothon and St. Jude Dream Home. 

This is just a small list of the awards and recognition given to one of the most loving, community-minded pubic figures ever to serve Bowling Green and the surrounding communities.  

He is survived by his mother ~ Marlene Page ~ Russellville; his wife ~ Tammy Austin; his son ~ Adam Browning ~ Alabama; his brother ~ Mark Hall ~ Livermore; three grandchildren; and his nephews ~ Travis Hall and Dalton Hall.

The family of Scooter Davis has chosen to have a private memorial at this time.There will be a Public Celebration of Life for Scooter Davis to be held at a later date. 

Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to the Bowling Green Humane Society or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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