T. Lynn Davis Jr.

September 6, 1922May 12, 2013

T. Lynn Davis, Jr. passed away on Sunday, May 12 at Pine Pointe Hospice. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 15 at 11 a.m. at Snow’s Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono with visitation from 10 a.m. until service time. The Reverend Stewart Lucas officiating. Burial will be on Thursday, May 16 at 2 p.m. (CST) at Hollywood Cemetery in Wartrace, Tennessee. The family requests that donations be made to Bethsalem Community Chapel, 205 Knob Creek Road, Wartrace, Tennessee 37183 or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Mr. Davis was born on September 6, 1922 to T. Lynn and Kate Davis of Wartrace, Tennessee. He spent the first 15 years of his life in Wartrace and moved to Macon, Georgia with his parents in 1937. He attended Lanier High School. He was in the U.S. Coast Guard for 37 months and served in World War II. He attended Mercer University. He became a self-taught auctioneer and recognized as one of the foremost auctioneers of the south. In 1950, he married Julia Ann Tanner of Franklin, Tennessee. They have three sons, T. Lynn III, James T. and Matthew D. His wife and sons supported him in business which included owner and operator for 40 years of Middle Georgia Dealer Auto Auction. In addition, he is in his 67th year as President of T. Lynn Davis Realty and Auction Co. Inc.

He acquired the land for the Ingleside Baptist Church as a founding member and served on its first board of deacons. His business led him to several official positions across the country – former President of the National Auto Auction and a board member of the Georgia Auctioneer Commission.

He is predeceased by his parents and sister, Katherine Thomas.

Visit to express condolences. Snow’s Memorial Chapel Funeral & Cremation Services, Pio Nono Avenue has charge of arrangements.



  • Funeral Service Wednesday, May 15, 2013


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Beverly & Benjie Baggarly

May 17, 2013

My heart goes out to all the family. Mr T Lynn was my special friend and I will miss him bunches, but I know he is in a better place with no pain. Bejie also wanted me to let you all know that he is thinking and praying for you.

Tommy Tucker

May 16, 2013

To the family our dearest sympathy on your loss

Sheila Tolbert Shawen

May 16, 2013

Jim, Our prayers are with you and your family.

May 16, 2013

Buck and Jim.
Sorry to hear about the loss of your Father. Always thought a lot of him. Prayers to you and your families.
Jim Poore

Joe & Elaine Braswell

May 15, 2013

Our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow.

Wayne Poole

May 15, 2013

I regret hearing of him passing away. He was a fine man. Jesus I feel has him now. Wayne Poole , Pooles Auctioneering

Amanda Ward

May 14, 2013

Sending love, thoughts and prayers to Buck, Kim, Deidre and Justin as well as to the entire Davis family.

Jerry Barker

May 14, 2013

Mr. Davis, a great friend, always friendly and highly respected by all who knew him. He will be missed. A lot of good memories doing business with Mr. T. Lynn