Davis, Edward "Teddy", Jr.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Edward Davis
Edward Davis

Edward “Teddy” Davis, 70, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at his residence.

He was a graduate of Howard High School, class of 1966 where he was a basketball standout.  He was a member of Thankful Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his father, Edward Davis, Sr.; mother, Eunice Davis Hurt; son, Edward Kali Davis; brother, Marvin Davis and sister, Carrie Smith.

He is survived by his wife, Ann Jackson Davis; daughter, Nytascha Butts; son, Calvin Butts; 6 grand and great-grandchildren; sister, Barbara Davis; uncle, Willie Arnold; aunt, Elsie Brooks; nephews, Edwin (Lori) Hammond and Desmond (Acquanetta) Smith; niece, Dewuanna (Jack) Crutcher and numerous other relatives and friends.

He will lie in state on Wednesday, Jan. 10, from 12-8:30 p.m. at John P. Franklin Funeral Home.

The funeral will be on Thursday, Jan. 11, at 11 a.m. at Thankful Missionary Baptist Church.

Burial will be at Chattanooga National Cemetery.      

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