AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Lonnie Ervin Davis entered into rest on Tuesday, November 08, 2016. A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, November 11, 2016 in The Salvation Army Kroc Church, followed by an inurnment at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Mr. Davis was a native of Jacksonville, Fla., but has lived in Augusta for many years and was a devoted husband and father. He was a Marine Veteran and was a retired pipefitter with local 150. He was a very active member of the Salvation Army in Augusta, where he was the church treasurer, Sunday school teacher, a band member, as well as a Salvation Army Soldier. He also worked with the Salvation Army Emergency Disaster services and was very active with the Community Care Ministry. Mr. Davis was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Mrs. Louise Davis; his two sons, Marvin T. Davis, Ron B. Davis; his brother, Jervis Davis, and sister, Jeannette Price. Survivors include his son, Arthur Davis; daughter-in-law, Schlena Davis; sister, Nora Smith; brothers, Johnnie and Jimmie Davis.
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Nov. 10, 2016