Sunday, February 19, 2012
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Mr. William Albert (Bill) Davis, Jr., age 84 of Conyers, died Tuesday, February 14, 2012. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Holloway Davis. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Heather and David Lee; son and daughter-in-law, Bert and Debbie Davis; granddaughters, Lindsay and Abby Davis, all of Fayetteville. Born in Augusta, GA, Bill was the son of William Albert Davis and Ruth Purvis Davis. After graduating from the Georgia Institute of Technology, he served in the U.S. Army as an instructor in the Southeastern Signal School in the 1950’s. He was employed by Georgia Power Company from 1958 until his retirement as General Marketing Manager in 1986. Mr. Davis was a licensed pilot at age sixteen. Other hobbies in his younger years included hunting and fishing and in later years included amateur gunsmithing, woodworking and golf. Memorial services will be held Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. at Conyers First United Methodist Church with Dr. P. Alice Rogers officiating. Family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. prior to the service in the church fellowship hall. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, RFL of Fayette - Braves team, 301 Kelly Drive, Suite 3, Peachtree City, GA 30269. Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.scotward.com. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Road, Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.