Robert (Bob) William Davis, 93, peacefully passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at FirstHealth Hospice & Palliative Care.
He is survived by his children: Kaye Brown (Mike), Robbie Davis, Amy Davis, and Jason Davis (Mandy) ; grandchildren: Andy and Emily Davis, Matthew Truman, Lucy Brown and William Brown (Jani), Emma and Jesse Davis ; great-grandchildren: Medley Lombardi, Andi-Anna and Mason Davis, Casin, Kailey, and Davis Truman, Luna Clausen, and Juniper Battles ; and great-great granddaughters: Addison and Emelia Truman. In addition to his beloved wife of 60 years, Lynna Chriscoe Davis, he was predeceased by his parents Robert Tebe and Flossie Lee ( Bryant) Davis, brothers: Jeff, Warren, John, Gordon, and Henry and sisters: Swannie Rudder, Abby Robie, Ruth Newberry, Melba Wargin, Margarette Maves, Mac Baker, and Mary Cassidy.
He was born June 7, 1925, in a house built by his great-great grandfather, James Bryant. The Bryant House, built circa 1820, remains today as a historical site in Moore County, NC.
A veteran of WWII, he served as a Navy Gunner’s Mate Third Class, earning the American and Victory medals of World War II. He spent most of his working years as a sawmill operator and later hauled bedding to local horse farms.
Special thanks to the staff at Brookdale Pinehurst and FirstHealth Hospice & Palliative Care. A graveside and fellowship service will be held at Doubs Chapel United Methodist Church, West End, NC 27376 on Saturday, February 23rd at 2:00 pm. Memorial donations for the preservation of the McLendon Cabin and Bryant House may be made to Moore County Historical Association, P.O. Box 324, Southern Pines, NC 28387.