June 16, 1935—May 30, 1977
Billy Ray "Bill" Davis, 77, a resident of the Homesteads community in Crossville, went to be the Lord after a long battle with cancer May 30, 2013. He was surrounded by his loving family at the Cumberland House Hospice.
Funeral services were held June 3 from the chapel of Hood Funeral Home. A Masonic service and burial followed at Fentress Memory Gardens. Bro. Al Watkins and Bro. Tommy Duncan officiated, with special music by Al Watkins and Ed Cagle.
He was born June 16, 1935, in Fentress County, the son of Issac and Ava Beaty Davis. He was retired after many years with TVA as a heavy equipment operator but he loved working with his cattle. He was a firm believer in hard work and helping others.
He is survived by his wife of more than 58 years, Dorothy Ann Beaty Davis of Crossville; sons, Jackie Ray Davis and his wife, Mary, and Marty Allen Davis and his wife, Storme, all of Crossville; grandchildren, Alaine and Antonio Carletti of Crossville, Billy Wayne Davis of Los Angeles, CA, Katie and Sumner McCallie of Chattanooga, TN, Becky Davis and her fiancee, Adam Smith, of Crossville, Isaac and Danielle Davis of Crossville and Jennifer Davis of Nashville; great-grandchildren, Jackson Davis, Lincoln Davis, Pryor Danger Davis, Alexia Carletti and Conner Smith; brother, James Davis and his wife, Carol, of Newburgh, IN; sisters, Maxine Watkins and her husband, Al, of Crossville and Corrine Conatser and her husband, Ruble Sr., of Jamestown and a host of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Luther Davis, Frank Davis and wife, Marie, Jeff Davis, Ralph Davis and wife, Marie, and Barry Davis; and sisters, Claudine Reynolds and husband, Harold, Velma Wirt and husband, Jack, Hester Warren and husband, Andy, Nona Anderson and husband, Rufus, and Veda Goodman and husband, Buzz.
Pallbearers were Kenny Davis, Gary Davis, Mike Davis, Dana Davis, Craig Davis, Ruble Conatser Jr. and Bobby Conatser. Honorary pallbearers were Ryan Davis, Vernon Davis, Ralph Lee Davis, Shawn Conatser, Matt Swafford and Jon Swafford.
Hood Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC (www.hoodfuneralhome.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
June 16, 1935—May 30, 1977
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