Donald Arthur Davis, 90, of Statesville, N.C., passed away Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at Gordon Hospice House. Born April 17, 1931, in Scranton, Pa., he was the son of the late Arthur Davis and Dorothy Faye Royce Davis.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his sister, Marcia Murray.
Donald served in the United States Navy from 1949 to 1950 and later returned to serve from 1952 to 1954. He retired from General Motor Company as a Master Welder.
He loved music and was an excellent trumpeter, singer and pianist. He enjoyed working with model airplanes, repairing player pianos, woodworking and figure skating. Donald will always be remembered as being a kind, quiet and faithful man of God.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Audrey Marie Breeze Davis; sons, Paul James Davis (Tammy), Lester Alan Davis and Donald Earl Davis; daughters, Andrea Jeanne Davis Paulson (Daniel), Darla-Lynn Davis Cira and Melinda Eileen Breeze; and eleven grandchildren.
A private service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Gordon Hospice House, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625. Condolences may be left for the family at www.bunchjohnsonfuneralhome.com.
Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Davis family.