Mr. Billy Joe Davis of Lansing, died on Thursday, May 29, 2014, at his residence. He was 59.
Mr. Davis was born on June 28, 1954, in Ashe County to Rev. Ted and Arlene Greer Davis.
Mr. Davis was preceded in death by his father; and brother Ford Jackson Davis.
Mr. Davis enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time in the outdoors. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. Mr. Davis was a loving husband, son, father, grandfather, brother and will be missed by all.
Mr. Davis is survived by his wife, Sandra Jean Davis; daughter, Monica Jo Byers and husband Jason of Wilkesboro; step son, Michael Martin of Michigan; mother, Arlene Davis of Lansing, sister, Janet Phipps of Crumpler; three brothers, Fairley Davis, Jimmy Davis both of Lansing and Larry Davis of Crumpler; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 1, 2014, at the Badger Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Joey McClure and Rev. Lloyd Day. Burial followed in Farmers Memorial Cemetery. The family received friends on Sunday, June 1, 2014, at Badger Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Brenner Children's Hospital, P.O. Box 571021, Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1021, Farmers Memorial Cemetery Fund, c/o Tammy Farmer, 962 Farmers Store Road, Lansing, NC 28643, or to the family c/o Badger Funeral Home, P.O. Box 139, West Jefferson, NC 28694..
Words of comfort and remembrance may be viewed or sent to the family through our website at www.badgerfuneralhome.com.
Badger Funeral Home was entrusted with Mr. Davis' arrangements.