Davis, Benjamin Franklin (LaFayette)

Saturday, May 19, 2018
Benjamin Franklin (B. F.) Davis
Benjamin Franklin (B. F.) Davis

Benjamin Franklin (B. F.) Davis, age 85, of LaFayette, Georgia, passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018 at a local hospital. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Burse Davis; and daughter, Freada Vanessa Davis. 

He was retired from the Walker County Board of Education Maintenance Coordinator. 

He is survived by his two daughters, Judy C. Davis, and Rita Vernicer Davis; son, Jeffrey Davis; stepson, Samuel Traylor of LaFayette; sister, Evangelist Barbara A. Mathis; niece, Stephanie (Kennedy) Byrd Garner of Cincinnati, Ohio; nephew, Stephen Wilkins of Raleigh, N.C.; sister-in-law, Bertha Burse of Ft. Oglethorpe; brothers-in-law, J. L. (Flossie) Burse, James Burse of LaFayette; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends. 

A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 25, at 1 p.m. at the Cove Road Church of God, 616 North Chattanooga Street, LaFayette, Georgia with Minister Carl Jaffar as eulogist and Pastor James Brown, officiating. 

The family will receive friends at the church one hour before the service. 

Interment will be in LaFayette Cemetery. 

Please share your thoughts and memories of Benjamin Franklin Davis at www.willisfuneralhomedalton.com

Arrangements are by Willis Funeral Home, Inc.


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