William Berrian “Billy” Davis
April 1, 1941 – August 13, 2019
Funeral services for William Berrian “Billy” Davis, 78, of Cairo, GA, are at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 16, 2019, at Pine Park Baptist Church, Cairo, GA. Rev. Steve Wooten will officiate. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Mr. Davis passed away at his home in Grady County, GA, on Tuesday, August 13, 2019.
Active pallbearers will be Mickey Davis, Jeremy Davis, Bert Stoddard, Travis Bryant, Gus Bryant, Mike Everson and Michael Fincher. Honorary pallbearers will be Reese Johnson, Russ Singletary, Kenneth Butler, Randy Holton, Jerry Buffington, Kenneth Hicks, Bob Hutchinson, Jimmy Moore, Charlie Norton, Elzie Jones, Mike Jones, LaVerne Whigham, Logan Lewis, Ronald Sellers, Ed Watson and Members of the Breakfast Club.
Mr. Davis was born on April 1, 1941, in Cairo, GA, to the late Hugh Augustus Davis and Merree Jones Davis. On August 6, 1961, he married Patsy Smith Davis, who survives. They were married for 58 years. He was a farmer and crop insurance adjuster with Rain and Hail Insurance Service, Inc. He was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include: his wife, Patsy Smith Davis of Cairo, GA; son, Layne Davis (Audie) of Macon, GA; daughters, Sala Davis Houtzer (Mark) of Goldsboro, NC, Lara Davis Starr (Mark) of Cairo, GA; grandchildren, Carly Davis of Macon, GA, Shalli Lewis (Justin) of Statesboro, GA, Riley Davis of Macon, GA, Hunter Houtzer of Goldsboro, NC, Davis Houtzer of San Antonio, TX, Mason Houtzer of Goldsboro, NC, Taylor Duncan of Valdosta, GA, Parker Duncan of Valdosta, GA, Tanner Starr of Cairo, GA; great-granddaughter, Naomi Davis of Macon, GA; sister, Hulayne Bryant (Travis) of Cairo, GA; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; a brother, Thelbert Davis; and a sister, Maryce Harrison.
The family will receive friends at Pine Park Baptist Church, on Friday, August 16, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.