George Thomas Davis, Jr., age 68, died with his beloved family by his side on May 5th 2015.
The family will greet friends at Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Drive North, Wilson, on Thursday night, May 7th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 on Friday, May 8th at First United Methodist Church, 100 Green Street NE, Wilson, where he was a lifelong member.
Tommy is survived by his wife, Marianne Mattox Davis and their two children, Mary Elizabeth Davis Walker and her husband, Andrew, and Anne Huitt Davis O’Hara and her husband, Kevin. He was born in Wilmington, North Carolina on March 9, 1947 to George Thomas Davis and Mary Elizabeth Clark Davis.
In addition to his wife and children, he is survived by his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. James William Davis; aunt, Sara Davis Etheridge; his father-in-law, Dr. Huitt Everett Mattox, Jr. and his brothers-in-law, Dr. Huitt Everett Mattox III, Dr. Thomas Fleming Mattox and Mr. Walter Anderson Mattox, their spouses and children. He was predeceased by his parents, his brother, David Clark Davis and his mother-in-law, Mary Lou Bridgers Mattox.
Tommy will be remembered for his unconditional love for his family, his love of golf and his love for Duke University sports where his father was selected as the Blue Devil’s Most Valuable Player and All American in 1944. He was the Superintendent at Wedgewood Golf Course and during his tenure made it into one of the most beautiful public golf courses in North Carolina. In addition, he was instrumental in starting and was a lifelong supporter of the Wilson Junior Golf Program and spent many hours helping the young people in Wilson build and sharpen their golf skills.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1423, Wilson, NC 27894-1423, Wilson Medical Center Hospice, 1705 Tarboro St SW, Wilson, NC 27893-3428 or the charity of one’s choice.
Arrangements by Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Dr N, 237-7171. www.wilsonmemorialservice.com