48, Hixon, Tenn., died Aug. 25, 2012, at the residence. After graduating in 1982 from Oneonta High School, he began a lifelong career of education and instruction, receiving degrees and awards throughout his illustrious career. He was known to be a faithful member of the Church of the Nazarene and Gideons International, an avid runner, and never too busy for family and friends. His father, Bobby S. Davis Sr. predeceased him.
Surviving are wife of 23 years Doreen P. Davis; daughters Shearl and Emily; son Thomas; mother Wynelle S. Davis, Gardendale; sister Daun (Don) Aaron, Gardendale; brother Bobby S. (Meleah) Davis Jr., Cleveland; mother-in-law Bernice Pearson; nieces Cate Ann Davis, Michella Minyard, Abigail Aaron; nephew Caleb Davis.
A celebration of Mr. Davis’s life was held Aug. 31 at Grace Church of the Nazarene in Hixson, Tenn. Burial followed at Hamilton Memorial Gardens in Hixson. Hamilton Funeral Home in Hixon directed.