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Billy (Bill) Ray Davis

November 1, 1930 December 17, 2017
Billy (Bill) Ray Davis
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Billy (Bill) R. Davis Toccoa, Georgia

Mr. Billy Ray (Bill) Davis, age 87 of Toccoa went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at the Stephens County Hospital.

A son of the late Floyd Terrell Davis and Myrtie Kay Alice Stowe Davis, he was born November 1, 1930 in Stephens County, Georgia where he lived all his life. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean War. He was retired from WABCO with 35 years of service and also Oxford Industries. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Toccoa where he taught the 9 and 10 year old boys for several years. He also served on Boy Scout Committees for many years. Bill loved his family dearly especially three grandchildren who called him “Papa Bill”. He was a huge Georgia Bulldog fan and loved watching games on TV. He was an avid fisherman. He was a beloved Husband, Father, Papa Bill and Friend. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Martha McCall Davis, a brother, H.T. Davis and by a sister, Bonnie Davis Singleton.

Survivors include his wife of the home, Joyce Davis; his children and their spouses, Ken and Linda Rogers Davis of Charlotte, North Carolina, Gail Davis and Kevin Foy of Pendleton, South Carolina and Gregg and Jennifer Davis of Clarkesville, Georgia; three grandchildren, Krista Michelle Davis of Charlotte, North Carolina, Evan Gregory Davis and Allison Lorraine Davis of Clarkesville, Georgia; sister, Jean Davis Farmer (Howard) ; brother, Jim Davis (Carol); several nieces, nephews and cousins; aunt, Lorena Agnew of Toccoa; sister-in-law, Eloise Davis of Jonesboro, Georgia.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, December 19, 2017, 2 O’clock p.m. at the First Baptist Church with The Reverend David Ritcey and The Reverend Brett Sanders.

The family will receive friends at the Acree-Davis Funeral Home on Monday, December 18, 2017, 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.

The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers, Gary Davis, Bobby Davis, Jackie Singleton, Eddie Addison, Jr., Jerry Snell and Butch St. Clair. Honorary pallbearers will be Boyd Smith and Mark Scott. The Adult III Sunday School Department will serve as Honorary Escort.

Interment will follow in the Stephens Memorial Gardens with the Acree-Davis Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Billy Ray (Bill) Davis. Online condolences can be made at

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2:00 PM 12/19/2017 2:00:00 PM - 2:45 PM 12/19/2017 2:45:00 PM
First Baptist Church

475 E. Tugalo Street, Toccoa, GA
Toccoa, GA 30577

First Baptist Church
475 E. Tugalo Street, Toccoa, GA Toccoa 30577 GA
United States

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