Services for Frank Davis were held Monday, July 28, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Porter & Sons' Funeral Home Chapel in Lexington, MS
Frank Davis was born on April 21, 1933 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank and Lillie Davis in Lexington, Mississippi. He was the third child of seven children.
Frank Jr. confessed his faith in Christ at the age of 17 yrs old at New Hope Baptist Church in Lexington, Mississippi. He was educated in the Lexington school system attending Ambrose Elementary School.
Frank Jr. is best remembered by his nick name given to him by his father as “Butt Cut” a name that perfectly fit his character. He was soft spoken, kind hearted and smooth talking. He enjoyed being around his family, playing cards and the look of a beautiful woman.
Butt Cut migrated to Chicago at the age of 21 yrs old, where he began working for Solar Electric and later H. K. Steel Mill, where he worked for over forty years until retiring at the age of 65 yrs old. As a young man Butt Cut began building his family with the birth of a son in Lexington and later he met Rose Lace in Chicago. God saw fit to bless this union with a baby girl. Butt Cut continued to build his family and made it complete with the birth of another son that he adored and became his lifelong best friend.
Butt Cut transitioned into eternity on Sunday, July 20, 2014 where he joined his parents Frank Sr. and Lillie four siblings Helen, Sadie, Frankie Lee and Percy.
He leaves to cherish his memory: one daughter Barbara King (Robert), two sons: Johnny B. Powell of Lexington, Mississippi, John Brooks of Chicago, IL. Three brothers Glen, Robert (Charlene) and Earl of Lexington. Two sisters, Henrine, Bertha Mae (Leon) of Chicago. Two grandsons: Kenyafa and Antonio King. Eight great grandchildren all of Chicago. A host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.