Deacon Joseph Derwin Davis, longtime funeral service assistant at Rainge Memorial Chapel, passed away Saturday, Jan. 8, after a brief illness. He was 60.
Deacon Davis was known for his kind, affable manner and for his compassion on dealing with families at the funeral home. He had been affiliated with Rainge Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Blackshear and was a faithful deacon and member of the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Patterson.
A graveside funeral service for Davis will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at Oakland Cemetery in Waycross.
For a death notice, please see page 3.