William Vernon Davis, Sr. passed away on Wednesday, August 1st in Norfolk. A resident of Virginia Beach, he was pre-deceased by his parents Willie and Gustava Davis and a beautiful granddaughter Jessica Styron. He was also predeceased by two sisters, Virginia Harris and Bessie Norwood.
He is survived by Ms. Jean Ross, daughters Celeste Yeager and Deanne Styron; son William V. Davis, Jr.; 8 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
He will be remembered as a talented baseball player, an avid NASCAR and Yankees fan. He was a very honest man who was the very definition of integrity, understanding and character. Always looking to make people happy, he had a smile that would light up the room.
Mr. Davis was also a veteran of the United States Army. We thank you for your service to our country.
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My sincerest condolences to your family…prayers to your family during this time…God Bless…
William was one of the nicest persons that I have ever known. He was always very courteous, thoughtful and considerate of others. He will truly be missed by all who knew him. h
I knew Mr Davis since I was 16 I respected him as a man and a father of three he was a very hard worker and he lived life to the fullest. He will be sorely missed and my prayers go out to the Davis Family in there time of loss .