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IN LOVING & LASTING MEMORY
Mr. Willie Edward Davis
 
VIEWING:               Thursday, October 4, 2018
                   Time:    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 
SERVICE:              Friday, October 5, 2018
                   Time:    12:00 PM
                               at Free Union Church
                               8631 Goodes Ferry Road
                               Bracey, VA 23919
                               Minister Geraldine Jones, Officiating
 
INTERMENT:         Lewis Family Cemetery
                               Mile Road, South Hill, VA 

MR. WILLIE EDWARD DAVIS was born January 23, 1940 in Mecklenburg County, VA to the late John L. David and the late Birdie Mae Lewis Davis Wilson and departed this life September 26, 2018 in Chippenham Hospital, Richmond, VA.  He was also preceded in death by his step-father, William Wilson; a brother- James R. Davis, Sr. and nephews- James R. Davis, Jr. and Kevin Davis.

At an early he was baptized and joined Temple Gate RZUA Church, South Hill, VA.  Willie attended East End High School.

Willie married Ruth Oliver on December 24, 1959 and to this union three children were born. He was employed by BGF Industries for 35 years until his retirement.

In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, playing cards, and horse shoes with his devoted friends.  Willie was a caring, loving, and respectful man.  He opened his heart and his home to those that needed it.  He was a local “Uber Driver” for many.  Willie was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan.  His favorite sayings to his children before they would leave to go home was “Watch out for the boys, they would get you.”

Willie leaves to cherish fond memories:  three children- Deborah Davis Feggins, Temple Hills, MD; Tyrone Davis, Mercer, PA; DeWayne (Kendra) Davis, Sr. affectionately called “Baby Boy” by his dad, Suitland, MD; his children’s mother- Ruth Davis, Temple Hills, MD; seven grandchildren- Shanequa, DeWayne Jr., Ashley, Dominique, Jordan, DeLano, and Arianna; one great grand- Rico; three sisters- Mary Lou Kilebrew, Brooklyn, NY; Doris Hemphill, Richmond, VA; Dorothy (George) Holmes, Richmond, VA; his companion- Betty Harrison of the home; special foster grands- Cekita and Kalyse; Goddaughter- Katrina Wilson; two aunts- Otelia Lewis and Gracie Duke;  his extended family- mother-in-law, Louise Oliver; Gracie Oliver, Barbara Jordan, Lawrence, Earnest, and Max Oliver, all of Richmond, VA, and Minister Geraldine Jones, Baltimore, MD:  devoted cousins- Lucille Thomas, Sarah Ellison and Rose Scott;  devoted friends- Ernest Alexander Sr., Carter Phillips, Lawrence Jones, Enfant Lee Harris, Billy Wilson, and a host of nieces, nephews, other cousins, and friends.
 

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  • Tuesday, October 02, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Feggins FH
  • Thursday, October 04, 2018
    God bless you my brother-in-law. May you rest in peace. From your sister-in-law Elder Dr. Geraldine Jones
    ~ Elder Dr. Geraldine Jones   Baltimore, ME