DAVIS, Hugh W. of Lakeland, went to be with his Lord on Sept. 23, 2013. A Veteran of the United States Navy having served in WWII, he was also an accomplished, award-winning artist. He was a preacher for churches of Christ in Chattanooga, TN; Birmingham, AL, and Bradenton, Tampa, Winter Haven and Lake Wales. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Doris Nesbitt Davis. Hugh is survived by his daughters, Sandra Davis Winegar (James) of Lakeland, Gail Davis Ogden of Plant City, and Janelle Davis Hastings (Donald) of Lakeland; and 8 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. The funeral will be held on Thursday, Sept. 26th, at 7 pm, at the Church of Christ in Plant City, 315 N. Wilder Road, where the family will receive friends beginning at 6 pm. Private interment at the Hopewell Memorial Gardens, Plant City. Expressions of condolence at:

Funeral Home

Hopewell Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens - Plant City
6005 CR 39 South Plant City, FL 33567
(813) 737-3128

Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Sept. 24, 2013