Alvin Benjamin Davis WEST COLUMBIA - Funeral services for Alvin Benjamin Davis, 90, of West Columbia, will be held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Thompson Funeral Home of Lexington, 4720 Augusta Road, Lexington, SC 29073. Dr. David B. Smith will officiate. Burial with military honors will follow in Southland Memorial Gardens. The family will greet friends from 5-7:00 p.m. Monday, March 10, 2014 at the funeral home. Alvin Benjamin Davis passed away on Friday, March 7, 2014. He was a retired postal worker and proudly served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was born in Pelham, SC on April 4, 1923, to the late James B. Davis and Mary Grace Kindley Davis. He is survived by a daughter, Grace Burns of Clarks Hill; sons, Calvin Davis of West Columbia, Charles Davis of Cayce and Rodney Davis of West Columbia; brothers, Charles Davis of Lexington, Kindley Davis of Gilbert, Shaw Davis of Westminster; sisters, Aliene Moore and Doreen Henderson both of Columbia, Greta Jackson of West Columbia and Linda Whitmire of Salem, SC. He was predeceased by brothers, Edwin Davis and David Davis both of West Columbia, Ramsey Davis of Columbia, and sisters, Margaret Robinson and Abigail King, both of Seneca. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grace Baptist Church, 416 Denham Ave., West Columbia, SC 29169 or the
, 128 Stonemark Lane, Columbia, SC 29210. Family and friends may sign the on-line guest book at: www.thompsonsfuneral.com
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Published in The State on Mar. 10, 2014