Adolph Davis Jr.,87, died Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at his residence near Patterson, following a brief illness.
He was a native of Ware County and had lived in Ware County for most of his life. He had made his home in Pierce County for the last 18 years. He was the son of the late W.J. Davis and Annie Jessie Herrin Davis. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Henrietta Jones and a grandson, Chase Brauda.
He was a 1949 graduate of Wacona High School and served with the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He was the owner of Flanders Provisions from 1961 until 1992.
He was a member of Second Baptist Church, worked in the Sunday School Administration, served as a church greeter for many years and also cooked for the Upward Basketball events. He was also a member of the National Rifle Association.
Survivors include his wife of 28 Years, Sandra Dean Drury Brauda Davis, Patterson; his children, Paige McNeal (husband Cary), Decatur, Carl Adolph Davis Jr., Waycross; Joni Rowe (husband Brian), Hahira, Deana Wilson (husband Donald), Les Brauda (wife Andrea), and Chad Brauda (wife Susan), all of Blackshear; grandchildren Kalen Barber (husband David), Sylvia Davenport (husband Jamie), April Brauda, Morgan Brauda, Keaton McNeal, Ethan Rowe, Seth Beale, Matthew Turpin, Michael Turpin and Marissa Diem; great-grandchildren, Zoey Vaught, Gage Vaught and Wyatt Davenport; a brother, Terrell Davis (wife Diane), Blackshear and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, April 26, from the Music Funeral Chapel.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be sent to Second Baptist Church, 301 Tomberlin Rd, Waycross, GA 31503.
Sympathy can be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.
Music Funeral Home of Waycross is in charge of arrangements.