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John Wiley Davis
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Birth: May 5, 1893
Pamplin
Appomattox County
Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 5, 1951
Richmond City
Virginia, USA

The News, Lynchburg, Virginia, Tuesday Morning, November 6, 1951.
John Wiley Davis, 58, 1116 Wise St., retired engineer for the Norfolk & Western Railway, died at 4:55 a.m. yesterday at McGuire General Hospital, Richmond, after an illness of four years. Born in Pamplin, Appomattox County, May 5, 1893, he was the son of the late Hunter H. and Betty Webber Davis. He was a veteran of World War I and a member of Trinity Methodist Church and the Brotherhood of Railway Engineers. He was employed 37 years by the railroad. Survivors include his wife, the former Lockie Dinkins; a son, J. W. Davis, Jr., of Lynchburg; seven daughters, Mrs. S. P. Cheatham, Jr., Mrs. Thomas Rush, Mrs. Arthur Lipscomb, Jacquelyn and Gwendolyn Davis all of Lynchburg, Mrs. Lester Simon of Norfolk, and Mrs. Robert A. Manning of Charleston, S.C.; eight grandchildren; seven brothers, Henry and James Davis of Pamplin; Ernest Davis of Cumberland County; Walker and Russell Davis of Norfolk; Frank Davis of Hampton Roads and F. R. Davis of Crewe; five sisters, Mrs. W. F. Pugh of Burkville, Mrs. W. E. Oaks of Wallsville, Mrs. Harry Carter and Mrs. Arthur Davis of Norfolk and Mrs. S. P. Price of Suffolk. The remains will be at his home, 1116 Wise St., until 9:30 a.m. Wednesday when they will be carried to Trinity Methodist Church for funeral services at 11 a.m.. Burial will be in Fort Hill Burial Park.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Hunter Harrison Davis (1858 - 1932)
  Elizabeth Frances Webber Davis (1865 - 1937)
 
 Spouse:
  Lockie Dinkins Davis (1896 - 1981)*
 
 Children:
  Frances Jearaldean Davis Cheatham (1922 - 1997)*
  Gladys Davis Trent Rush (1924 - 2009)*
  Betty Norris Davis Simons (1930 - 1997)*
  Doris June Davis Manning (1930 - 2003)*
 
 Siblings:
  Berta Davis Meadows (1881 - 1944)*
  Minnie Ann Davis Jamerson (1884 - 1951)*
  Ernest Cleveland Davis (1885 - 1957)*
  Bessie M Davis Jamerson (1887 - 1918)*
  Henry Harrison Davis (1888 - 1969)*
  Floyd R Davis (1892 - 1956)*
  John Wiley Davis (1893 - 1951)
  Laura Betty Davis Oakes (1894 - 1957)*
  James Thomas Davis (1895 - 1968)*
  Leslie William Davis (1898 - 1946)*
  Lucille Davis Pugh (1900 - 1963)*
  Mortan Walker Davis (1902 - 1962)*
  Clara Barton Davis Rodgers Carter (1903 - 1993)*
  Frank Luken Davis (1905 - 1972)*
  Wilsie Marie Davis Rodgers Davis (1907 - 1990)*
  Russell Emmett Davis (1910 - 1976)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fort Hill Memorial Park
Lynchburg
Lynchburg City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Henry Webber
Record added: Dec 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62571526
John Wiley Davis
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 Added: Dec. 5, 2010
 
 
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