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William Thomas Davis

William Thomas Davis, 73, passed away Monday, August 18, 2014 at his home, 1820 Horton Rd.

He was born on October 7, 1940 in Wayne County to the late Carl David Davis and Lydia Earp Davis Braswell. Thomas retired from NC State University as the Painting Maintenance Supervisor in the Physical Plant.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday August 21, 2014 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service Chapel, 944 Old Knight Rd., Knightdale, 27545, with Pastor Mick Bowen and Pastor Tim Hopkins officiating. Burial will follow in the Bunn Family Cemetery, Horton Rd., Knightdale.

Survived by his wife Brenda Rochelle Bunn Davis, daughters; Wendy Jo Davis Cooke (Chris) of Clayton, Angela Rose Murray of the home; step-sons: Michael, Doug, Shane & Chris Murray; brother Jerry Carl Davis of Kenly; 13 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter Kathy Jo Davis Obrajero and a brother Douglas Franklin Davis.

The family will receive relatives and friends Wednesday, August 20, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at

L. Harold Poole Funeral Service & Crematory and other times at the home.

Condolences to the family may be sent to under Obituaries.