Esther "Doc" DavisJune 2, 1928 ~ May 18, 2017 (age 88)
Ester Bland “Doc: Davis, 88, of Wake Forest, passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017, at his home after a lengthy illness. He was born in Wake County, the son of Lacy & Z.E. Davis. He was married to Lois Keith Davis for 63 years. Mr. Davis was retired from Westinghouse after 35 years of dedicated service. He was a US Marine Corp veteran serving during the Korean War.
He had a deep abiding love for his family and friends. He was a man who taught humility, honesty and integrity by example more so than words. He leaves behind a void in his family’s heart that can’t be filled.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, May 20, 2017 in the Lowery Family Cemetery, Choplin Rd., Wake Forest. There will be a visitation dinner afterwards at Stony Hill Family Life Center.
He is survived by: his wife, Lois Keith Davis; a son, Marty Keith Davis and wife, Julie of Wake Forest; a grandson, Joshua Davis of Wake Forest; sister-in-law, Peggy Keith of Wake Forest; brother-in-law, Benny Keith and wife, Sandra of Wake Forest; several nieces and nephews; special caregivers, Belinda Davis, Joyce Reagan, Judy Horton, Mary Thomas, and Betsy Williams.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lacy & Z.E. Davis; sisters, Gladys Davis Perry, Helen Davis Perry, Virginia Carrie Davis; a brother, Bruce Davis.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Dr., Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave, 7th floor, New York, NY 10001, Helping Hands Ministry, Stony Hill Church, 7521 Stony Hill Rd, Wake Forest, NC 27587 or Transitions LifeCare, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.
A service of Bright Funeral Home 405 South Main St. Wake Forest, NC, 27587. (919-556-5811)