Lynwood Ray Davis
September 10, 1934 – April 18, 2021

Graveside funeral services for Lynwood Ray Davis, 86, of Cairo, GA, are at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 21, 2021, in Greenwood Cemetery, Cairo, GA.  Rev. Jeffrey Davis will officiate.  Mr. Davis passed away at his home on Sunday, April 18, 2021.

Mr. Davis was born on September 10, 1934, in the Pumphrey Settlement in south Grady County, GA, to the late Richard E. Davis and Mary Louise Vick Davis.  He attended Reno School and at the age of 18, he joined the Army.  Shortly there after he married the love of his life, Hazel Lowe of Concord, FL.  After leaving the military he moved to Florida where he worked and raised his family.  The week of his forty-fifth birthday, he decided to come home to stay in Grady County.  He worked for Winstead Plantation until he retired in 1991.  He loved to fish and spent hundred of hours on Lake Seminole.

Survivors include: his children, Cathy Slaughter, Michael Davis (LaRue), both of Cairo, GA; grandchildren, Richard Slaughter (Dana) of Cairo, GA, Douglas Slaughter (Laura) of Lithia Springs, GA, Jesica Patton (Ryan) of Crawfordville, FL, Emily Singletary (Joel) of Whigham, GA; great-grandchildren, Taylor Bracewell, Morgan Singletary, Dylan Slaughter, Warner Patton, Alayna Singletary, Chason Slaughter, A. J. Singletary; siblings, Virginia Faircloth of Cairo, GA, Bill Davis of Leesburg, FL; and a multitude of cousins, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by: his wife of 61 years, Hazel Davis; his parents, Richard and Louise Davis; and his brother, Virgil Davis.

 

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