Mr. Dovia "Bud" Davis Sr., 71, of Augusta Avenue, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2000, at University Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Beulah Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Sam Davis officiating. Burial will be in Walker Memorial Park.
Mr. Davis, a native of Wrightsville, was a contractor and owner and operator of Davis Construction Co. He was a member of Beulah Grove Baptist Church.
The family said, "Mr. Davis lived his life to the fullest."
Survivors include his wife, Julia Scott Davis; a son, Dovia Davis Jr., Augusta; eight daughters, Iris Davis Sampson, Lillie Williams, Christine Arnold, Patricia Crawford, Sheryl Archangel, Annette Davis, Cathy D. Lewis and Cheryl Davis, all of Augusta; a brother, Waymond Davis, Newark, N.J.; and three sisters, Lizzie Jones, Melzie Williams and Daisy D. Taylor, all of Wrightsville.
Friends may call at the residence; or at C.A. Reid Sr. Memorial Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The Augusta Chronicle Oct. 11, 2000