Russell "Buddy" Davis, 61, of Atkinson, died Wednesday Feb. 6, 2013 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He was born Jan. 1, 1952 in Onslow County, son of the late Leland and Maynard Williford Davis.
He is survived by his companion David Charest of Atkinson; a daughter Denell Kitko and husband Bobby of Jacksonville; grandson Ryan Kitko; two brothers, Durwood Davis and Leland Davis; three sisters, Esther Black, Brenda Padgett and Dorothy "Mickey" Mitchell, all of Jacksonville; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 at Harrell's Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Wayne Hansley will officiate.
The family will receive friends Monday at 6 p.m. one hour prior to the service at the Funeral Home.
Online condolences and tributes can be made at harrellsfh.com or JDNews.com.
A service of Harrell's Funeral Home and Cremation Service Burgaw.