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Feb. 17, 1923-Oct. 19, 2006

DUDLEY -- Christopher William Davis Jr. passed away Thursday at his home.

The funeral will be held Saturday at 7 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park.

He was born Feb. 17, 1923, to the late Christie and Madonna Davis. A 1939 graduate of Pt. Marion High School in Pennsylvania, he served for eight years in the Army Air Corps. Prior to retirement, he worked for Franklin Baking Co. for 40 years. His family and friends celebrate his work ethic, family dedication and how he touched them during his life.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Linda Lemmons.

Mr. Davis is survived by his wife of 63 years, Frances Davis; one son, Curtis Davis and wife, Brenda, of Cincinnati, Ohio; son-in-law, Roger Lemmons of Winston-Salem; sister, Elaine Gilmore and husband, Claude, of Dayton, Ohio; grandchildren, Lisa Savaglio, Laura Williams, Parker Davis and Lyndsay Davis; great-granddaughter, Audrey Williams; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition, he is survived by Frances Davis' large extended family in the eastern North Carolina area too many to name each, that have been supportive of Christie during his illness and treated him like their father.

The family will receive friends immediately following the service Saturday evening at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home.


Published in Obituaries on October 20, 2006 2:02 PM