08/21/08 — LEROY DAVIS

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Dec. 24, 1955-Aug. 15, 2008

PRINCETON — Leroy "Pee Wee" Davis, 52, 817 Princeton Road, slept into the master's care on Friday, Aug. 15 at Wayne Memorial Hospital after a long battle with cancer.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel with pastor Rex Evans officiating. He will be laid to rest at Old Mill Cemetery.

He was born Dec. 24, 1955, in Wayne County to the late Mary Jane Matthews and Robert Davis.

He leaves to cherish his loving memory; his loving wife of 31 years, Wanda Faye Davis; one daughter, Zeneta Nechauel Davis; six sisters; Bertha Darden, Mary Thrift, Betty McNair all of Goldsboro; Flora Hargett of Havelock; Josephine Davis of New York and Ernestine Lane of Fayetteville; two brothers, John Davis of Goldsboro and William "Ed" Matthews of South Carolina; a nephew, Detroit Matthews; and a host of brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews other loving relatives and friends.

There will be a viewing held on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel.

Expressions of sympathy may be emailed to rhodesfh1@aol.com.

Arrangements are being handled by Rhodes Funeral Home of Goldsboro.


Published in Obituaries on August 21, 2008 1:34 PM