He was born Aug. 12, 1941, to the late Joe Davis and Marilyn Wheeler Davis.
Along with his deep love and care for his family and friends, he loved the Outer Banks, camping and crossword puzzles. His greatest love was spending time with his grandchildren.
He retired as a dedicated boiler operator after more than 40 years of service from International Paper, now known as KapStone Paper and Packaging.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Priscilla Hux Davis of the home. He is also survived by his three children, Sandra and husband, David Bonomo, Pete and wife, Leslie Davis, and Lori Acree.
He also leaves behind three beautiful grandchildren, Ashlynn Davis and Meagan and Reagan Acree.
Visitation will be held from noon to 1 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at Wrenn, Clarke & Hagan Funeral and Cremation Service in Roanoke Rapids, which is handling the arrangements.
“In Memory” flowers can be sent to the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at wrennclarkehagan.com.