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Arthur L. "Tut Davis" DAVIS Sr.

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Arthur L. "Tut Davis" DAVIS Sr. Obituary
DAVIS, Sr., Arthur L. "Tut Davis"

World War II Veteran, Arthur Levon "Tut" Davis, Sr. was born July 20, 1922 to the late Archie and Ida Meeks Davis in Leon County, Florida. His family moved to Riviera Beach, FL when he was a young child. As a young man, he and his wife, Alethia, built their home in West Palm Beach, FL where he resided until his death on Sunday, December 8, 2013. He graduated from Industrial High School in West Palm Beach, FL in 1941, and Johnson C. Smith University of Charlotte, NC in 1949, where he pledged Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. His college education was interrupted for service in the United States Army during World War II from June 1943 through June 1946.He owned and managed Snook's Bar in Riviera Beach, FL with his father, Archie "Papa Chew" Davis for approximately fifty years. An avid golfer, he spent many an hour on the golf course until he physically was unable to play. Preceded in death by his oldest son, Arthur Levon Davis, Jr., Mr. Davis is lovingly remembered by his wife of sixty six years, Alethia Ransom Davis; children, Ronald Davis, Patricia Davis, and Sandra Davis Mapp of West Palm Beach; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren, sister, Rosetta Webster; niece, Cheryl Davis and nephew Arthur Wyly of West Palm Beach and several cousins and friends.His viewing will be from noon to 1:00 PM, with the funeral service following at 1:00 PM on Thursday December 12, 2013 at Shuler's Memorial Chapel at 5301 Australian Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33407. Interment will follow at Royal Palm Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you consider a donation to Hospice of Palm Beach County, 5300 East Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33407 (561) 494-6887.

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Published in The Palm Beach Post from Dec. 11 to Dec. 12, 2013
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