SHANNON – Rinnie “Doc” Davis, 63, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at Traceway Green House Hospice in Tupelo. He began his education at Houlka Elementary School and finished his studies and graduated from Houston High School in Houston.
After graduating he worked for B&B Concrete and later for Donald Smith Company until his health failed. He attended Wesley Chapel CME Church.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at N.L. Jones Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jack Shelton delivering the eulogy. Burial will be in Johnson Chapel Cemetery. N.L. Jones Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by his son, Turell Davis; two daughters, Shelithea (Curtis) Darden and Tounya Gill, all of Shannon; seven sisters, Barbara (Burce) Davis, Betty Davis and Effie Robertson, all of Shannon, Annie R. Evans, Mary L. Sandlin (Floyd) and Carolyn F. Evans, all of Beloit Wis., and Ethel M. Evans of Milwaukee,Wis.; five brothers, Eugene (Rosa) Davis Jr. and Tommy (Sharon) Davis, both of Shannon, Rickey (Millicent) Davis of Tupelo, Thomas Evans Jr. of Beloit,Wis., and Derrick B. (Charlotte) Evans of Fort Wayne, Ind.; and four grandchildren, Torrence, Lorenzo Gill, Ca’Mya and Caitlyn Darden.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Doris Mae Bean and Eugene Davis Sr.; and a brother, Franky Lee Davis.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.