Originally created 06/20/03

Mr. Willie Davis Sr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest on Tuesday, June 17, 2003, Mr. Willie "Pappy Jack" Davis, Sr. husband of Annie Carpenter Davis of Emery Hill Drive, Augusta. Other survivors include his son, Willie J. Davis, Jr., daughter-in-law, Sandy Davis; two daughters, Victoria Gunter and Coretta Carpenter; adopted daughter, Richardean Barnes; son-in-law, Ralph Gunter, Sr., all of Augusta; his devoted aunts, Christine Johnson of Cleveland, Ohio, and Elizabeth Barnette of Cincinnati, Ohio; six grandchildren, Tommy Walker, Jr., Valerie Gunter, Cora Gunter, Ralph Gunter, Jr., Shari Palmer, and Mia Kenyatta Palmer. Mr. Davis was born in Union, to the late Jack and Lonnie Rice Davis. He was a assistant mechanic for Augusta Industrial Service and a member of Peoples Baptist Church. The family said that Pappy Jack loved to work outdoors. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Hatcher Funeral Home with Pastor George Holcombe, Jr. officiating. Interment will be private. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to MCG Cancer Research Foundation 1120 15th Street Augusta, GA 30912 Hatcher Funeral Home, Augusta. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle June 20, 2003