Joesph Eugene Davis


Joseph Eugene Davis was born on December 30, 1945 in Columbus, Ohio to Roussilon B. Davis and Frank Davis. Joseph went home to be with the Lord on February 28, 2018.

Joseph graduated from Central High School in 1963. After graduation he went to serve his country as a marine. After serving his country he worked for general motors’ as a automobile assembler for 45 years.

Joseph is preceded in death by parents Roussilon and Frank Davis, wife of 51 years Shirley Ann Davis, daughter Sonya V. Davis, sisters Vanessa Johnson, Vena Triggs, and Frances Johnson.

He leaves to cherish his memory with son Joseph E. Davis Jr., daughter Roussilon Davis, grandchildren Briana Gonzales, Preciousrhea Davis, Raymundo Davis, Joni Davis, Joseph Davis III, great grandchild Madison Ann Davis, brothers Renae Triggs, and Lacy Johnson, and also a host of other relatives and friends. Joseph will be missed dearly by all those who had the privilege of knowing and loving him.

Visitation 10:00am and Funeral 11:00am Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at Marlan J. Gary Funeral Home, The Chapel of Peace North 2500 Cleveland Ave.

Interment at Evergreen Burial Park

Condolence Messages

  1. William Clark Sr & Family

    To Joe Eugene jr
    The Clark Family (Neighbor), are praying for you and thinking of you during your time of bereavement.
    Your pops (Mr Davis) will be missed!

  2. Joe was a fellow basketball player whom I met at Milo Grogan Boys Clubs many years ago and who later became a dear neighbor of 44 years. We talked jive about the NBA games as he was an avid Lakers fan and I an avid Celtic fan. What a loss to our neighborhood….My deepest sympathies to the Davis family.

    ~Neighbor, Dickie Brown

  3. UAW Local 969 Retiree Chapter

    UAW Local 969 Retiree Chapter sends our deepest condolences at the passing of Joe. He is fondly rememberd by many from our plant. Our meembership will be keeping your family in our hearts and prayers.

  4. Joe will be sadly missed by all who knew him it was It was a pleasure to have worked with Joe my most heartfelt condolences go out to the family with thoughts and prayers

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