Orville T. Davis, 81, of Cleveland, Virginia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 25, 2014. A born again Christian and a member of Spring City Baptist Church, he was born March 27, 1933, the son of the late Homer C. Davis and Retha Kiser Davis. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Horace Jefferson Davis.
Survivors include his wife, Catherine Davis; three sons, Rocky Davis and wife Brenda, Michael Davis and wife Kayla, and Charlie Davis and wife Penny; one daughter, Janet Cook and husband Greg; eleven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bernard Davis and wife Norma and Daniel Davis and wife Dyanna; three sisters, Helen McReynolds, Juanita Campbell and husband Paul; Gail Adelstein and husband Bob and several nieces and nephews.
Grandsons and nephews will serve as pallbearers.
Honorary pallbearers will be the men of Spring City Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 27, at Spring City Baptist Church in Cleveland, with Pastor Nathan Brown and Brother Scott Suttle officiating.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, at Ketron Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Lebanon. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the mausoleum.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the church prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations in Orville's name to Spring City Baptist Church, 385 Spring City Road, Cleveland, Virginia 24225, for the benefit of the Peyton Davis family.
Online condolences may be made to the Davis family at www.owensfuneralservice.com, Owens Funeral Service, 7 Tate Street, Lebanon, Virginia, is in charge of arrangements.