OBITUARY

Jeffery Withers Davis

February 26, 1961February 26, 2021

Mr. Jeffery Withers Davis, 60, passed away on Friday, February 26, 2021 at his home in Marietta, Georgia. A native of Statesville, he was the son of the late Colin V. Davis, Sr. and Grace Elgevia Withers Davis. He was a graduate of Statesville Senior High School and UNC-Charlotte, where he received a B.S. in Computer Science. After college, he lived and worked in Winston-Salem and Raleigh, eventually settling in Marietta where he resided for the past 25 years.

In addition to his mother, surviving members of his family include his brother, Colin V. Davis, Jr. of Cornelius, nephews Colin V. Davis, III (Karla) of London, UK and Matthew R. Davis of Concord, and niece Chelsea D. Singer (Adam) of Concord. He is also survived by numerous cousins on both sides of his family.

Jeff was such a good son to his mother and father, attentively taking care of their many needs during the difficult times with aging parents. He will always be remembered as the “cool, fun Uncle Jeff” to his nephews and niece. He had the gift of carrying on a conversation with anyone and was always quick with the jokes.

A Graveside Service will be held on March 26th at 1:00 PM at Oakwood Cemetery in Statesville, NC. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

Memorials may be given to the Wounded Warrior Project (woundedwarriorproject.org) or the Atlanta Community Food Bank (acfb.org).

Condolences may be sent to the family online at http://www.bunchjohnsonfuneralhome.com .

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Davis and his family.

Services

  • Graveside Service

    Friday, March 26, 2021

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Debbie Nelson

March 21, 2021

Jeff and I were neighbors for many years at Grovehurst. We enjoyed many of the same things like working in the yard, visiting with neighbors and long conversations about what needed to be done to improve our homes. We shopped home stores went to movies, church and frequently had dinner.

Rest Peaceful J.D. and know I loved you like family and will fondly remember my nickname of Tessie.

Keith High

March 19, 2021

I graduated with Jeff from SHS in 1979. We were in the band together. I have fond memories of him. He was always smiling, quick-witted and mischievous. He could always be counted on to say or do something that would bring a smile or a laugh. I'm very sorry that he's passed.

Jerry & Jinnie Davis

March 19, 2021

We’ll always treasure our memories of good times with Jeff. As a child, he & his family introduced us to the joy of picking out & cutting down a Christmas tree in the mountains. As a young man, he was indeed a fun & generous cousin; we’ll never forget the giant stuffed panda he gave little Emily. We’ll miss you, Jeff!

John & Yvonne Cowan

March 18, 2021

Jeff has been a good friend and neighbor for 25 years. We shared many good times and laughs together over the years. He worked tirelessly to keep his front yard manicured and beautiful. He would even dog sit occasionally. He was a great neighbor and friendly to all that knew him.
We will miss him very much. RIP
Our sympathy to all his family.

Ray Lewis

March 18, 2021

Jeff was a good and faithful friend, from our baby carriage days until the day he died. Too many memories to list. Our entire family will miss him. Colon, our deepest and heartfelt sympathy to you and your entire family.

Phillip Alexander

March 18, 2021

Jeff was a good friend, going all the way back to the Statesville Swim Team days for many practices at Grace Park (late 1960's) during the summer months and then at either the Kivett's or Pero's during the winter month practices. Jeff had a BIG heart towards helping others, and we had lots of fun times thru the High School years. He always loved good music and on numerous occassions we would just ride around town listening to LOUD music in his Chevy Nova!! RIP my good friend!!

Marcus Miller

March 18, 2021

Jeff had a genuine affection for people. I remember the look of his eyes when talking to him, he would be completely engaged with you. He always shared a smile.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY