He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from Magic Chef.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Della Mae Bishop Davis.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy Pike Davis; five children: Lee Brown, Kay Morrow, Penny Brown, Billy Brown, and Troy Davis; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one brother, Jimmy Davis.
The funeral will be held at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.
Interment will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery.
His family will receive friends from 5 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.