William “Bear” McKinley Davis, Jr., passed peacefully into the arms of his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, September 10, at Madison County Memorial Hospital in Madison.
“Bear” was born on August 17, 1941 in Madison. He was the oldest son of William McKinley Davis, Sr., and Carrie Mae Tyson Davis who preceded him in death.
He leaves to mourn and cherish his life, four brothers: Dock J. Davis and Charlie Davis, both of Madison; Charles (Vicky) Davis, of Lakeland, Fl.; and Harold Davis, of Plant City, Fl.; four sisters: Francis Moon, of Detroit, Mich.; Peggy Ann Davis, of Plant City, Fl.; Ola (Sam) Hoillett, of Palm Coast, Fl.; and Audrey Mae Davis, of Madison; two nieces: Keehia Butler, of Miami and Merelda (Jerry) Alexander, of Madison; six nephews: Desi Butler, Kovi (Regina) McDaniel, both of Madison; Keith Hoillett, Tyson Hoillett, both of Miramar, Fl.; Travis Graves and Adrian Davis, both of Detroit, Mich.; and a host of great nieces, nephews, cousins and many, many sorrowing friends.
Memorial service was held at Cooks & Cooper Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, September 17, at 11 a.m. in Madison.
Memorial services were entrusted to Cooks & Cooper Funeral Home located at 162 SW Third Ave. Madison, Fl., 32340, (850) 973-6666 and fax (850) 973-6698.