Eugene "Gene" DavisAugust 23, 1951 ~ July 3, 2017 (age 65)
Deacon Gene was born August 23, 1951 in Darlington, SC. He was the son of Goldie Abson Davis and the late Milton Davis, Jr. Deacon Gene died Monday, July 3, 2017. He was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church, where he was the Chairman of the Deacon Board, and a member of the New Bethel’s Men Choir. He attended Lamar Public School (Spaulding Elementary and High School). He was employed with O’Reilly Auto Parts in Hartsville, SC.
Those left to cherish his memories are his loving wife, Rosa Davis of the home; his mother, Goldie Davis of Hartsville, SC; one daughter, Tarsha (Andre) Hunter of Florence, SC; two sons, Stevie Davis of Florence, SC, and Tyshawn Lee of the home; four sisters, Gloria Wells of Washington, DC, Magnolia Davis of Darlington, SC, Patricia Peterson of New York, and Gelinda Moses of Hartsville, SC; six brothers, Willie (Grace) Davis, Levelle (Lillie) Davis, Robert (Shirley) Davis, Levern (Irene) Davis, Lewis (Tasha) Davis, all of Hartsville, SC, and James (Gloria) Davis of Darlington, SC; three sisters-in-law, Annie Tatum, Judy (Ernest) Caesar, and Ethel (Johnny) Lide all of Hartsville, SC; six grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, and other close relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Milton Davis, Jr.; his son, Tyrone Davis; and his sister, Donnette Bruce.