Mr. Paul Robert Davis Jr., age 85, of Elizabethton, TN, passed away Tuesday, December 31, 2013, at the Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
A native of Kingsport, TN, he was the son of the late Paul Robert Davis Sr. and Maxine Bevins Davis.
Mr. Davis was a graduate of Dobyns-Bennett High School Class of 1946. During his high school years, he was a star pitcher for Dobyns-Bennett. He was a 1950 graduate of Steed College with a Bachelor of Science degree in higher accounting.
Mr. Davis married Imogene Miller Davis on January 6, 1951, at the Church of the Pilgrams, Washington, DC. He retired after thirty-nine years from the Potomac Rubber Company, Washington, DC, as an accountant. He returned to Northeast Tennessee after his retirement in 1990. Mr. Davis was a member of Memorial Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Imogene Miller Davis, of the home; a son, Paul Robert Davis III, Elizabethton; a daughter, Lisa Dawn Davis, Elizabethton; a brother, Dr. Gerald T. Davis and wife, Joanne, Loudon, TN; a sister, Carolyn Davis Lowe and husband, William, Johnson City, TN; two aunts, Helen Davis Leonard and husband, Walter, Canton, NC, and Edna Davis Arnold and husband, Roy, Mt. Carmel, TN; a sister-in-law, Josephine Miller Kerley and husband, Harry, Mountain City, TN; and a brother-in-law, Will M. Miller Jr., Hampton, TN. A host of nieces and nephews also survive.
The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence at a funeral service to honor and celebrate the life of Paul Robert Davis Jr. on Friday, January 3, 2014, at 3:00 P.M. in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services with Rev. Calvin Jett officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mr. Jerry Barnett.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2:00-3:00 P.M. on Friday prior to the funeral service.
Graveside service and interment will follow the funeral service in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Thomas Kerley, Warren Kerley, Donald Greer, Thomas Jackson Greer, David Arnold and Nathan Arnold.
Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Memorial Presbyterian Church, 100 East F Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643; or to the charity of their choice.
Online condolences may be sent to the family and viewed by visiting our website at www.hathawaypercy.com.
Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the Davis family. Office: (423) 543-5544.