Asheville - Mark Jeremy Davis, 40, of Asheville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at the John F. Keever Jr. Solace Center in Asheville.
A native of Asheville, he was a son of Danny and Diane Amiot Davis of Hendersonville. Mark was an alumnus of both Mars Hill College class of 1999 where he received his B.S. and Georgia Tech class of 2008 for his M.S. He was an employee of GE Healthcare for the past seven years, and was a member of St. Eugene's Catholic Church in Asheville. He supported and participated in
, and was very active in his daughter's school, Asheville Catholic School, where he was the organizer for the Shamrock Run and served as the Athletic Director and basketball coach for the 2011-2012 season.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his loving wife of 14 years, Traci Davis; daughter, Audrey Davis; brothers, Tony Davis of Hendersonville and Shane Davis of Brevard; sister, Ginger Davis of Hendersonville, and two nieces and four nephews.
A funeral mass will be held Friday, September 6, 2013 at 2:00 PM at the Basilica of St. Lawrence in Asheville, NC to be immediately followed by interment and reception at St. Eugene Catholic Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CarePartners John F. Keever Jr. Solace Center, 68 Sweeten Creek Rd Asheville, NC 28803, or The
, 120 Executive Park, Building 1
Asheville, North Carolina 28801, or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.ashevillearealaternative.com