He was a member of Waterville Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, where he served for more than four years before an honorable discharge.
He was an avid outdoorsman. After a severe automobile accident, he resided in the Alvin C. York VA Center for the past 28 years.
He was preceded in death by his father, F. Robert Davis, and his grandparents, A.F. and Clara Renner Bennett and Taylor and Inez Webb Davis.
He is survived by his mother, Billie L. Davis Wooten and Wiley of Cleveland; one brother, Bryan Davis and wife, Lisa, of Cleveland; several aunts and uncles: Geraldine Dement, Swanson Bennett and wife, Nina, Maurine Dement and husband, John, Bernice Boring and husband, Wilburn, A. Franklin Bennett Jr. and wife, Nancy, Raymond Bennett and wife, Bettye, Laverne Easterly and husband, Jack, Laura Jean Bennett, Katherine Gibson and husband, Steve, Brenda Medlin and husband, Ron, Olin Bennett and wife, Nadine, and Reba Davis.
The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home with Steve Gibson and Pastor Allan Lovelace officiating.
Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with military honors. The service will conclude with a white dove release ceremony.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
The family suggests that memorials be made to the Waterville Baptist Building Fund, 3722 Dalton Pike, Cleveland, TN 37323, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes at PO Box 4381, Cleveland, TN 37320 or another charity.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Davis family guestbook at www.fikefh.com.