Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 28, 2013, at New Stone M. B. Church in Benoit. Reverend Gene Fowler will serve as the clergy.
Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. on Friday, September 27, 2013, at Byas Funeral Home in Cleveland and from noon-1 p.m. Saturday at the church.
He is survived by his father, Bunion Davis of Benoit; sons, Danny K. Davis of New York, New York, and Richard B. Davis Jr. of Chesapeake, Virginia; daughter, Janice Davis of New York, New York; brothers, Bunyan Davis of Plano, Texas, Walter Davis of Greenville, and Robert Davis of Benoit; sisters, Jessieline Johnson and Fannie Thompson of Chicago, Barbara Groove of Carrolton, Texas, Mary Ingram of Greenville, Pauline Davis of Benoit, Katie Craig of Boyle, and Deborah Davis Scott of Cleveland; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.