Rafael A. Davis

Mr. Rafael A. Davis, 67, of Espanola, Fla., answered his Father's call on Feb. 11, 2014, at Florida Hospital Hospice Center in Palm Coast, following a brief illness. Rafael was born in Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1970, where he earned a National Defense Service Medal. He would later meet and marry his love, Linda Jefferson Davis. He worked as a certified nursing assistant, volunteer for Espanola Fire Station and was of the Baptist faith.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Espanola. Burial will follow in Masonic Cemetery in Palm Coast. Viewing will be 6-7:30 p.m. Friday at the church, and on Saturday 10 a.m. until the hour of service. Elder Donald Jefferson is officiating. The Rev. Dr. Frank Giddens (St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church) is pastor.

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Published in St. Augustine Record on Feb. 21, 2014