William ""Cecil"" Davis

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BURLINGTON - William "Cecil" Davis, 91, of Burlington, died on Jan. 9, 2014, at the Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Alamance/Caswell.
A native of Anson County, N.C., Cecil was the son of the late Sylvester Bryant Davis and the late Mary Lillie Horne Davis. Cecil loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter. He proudly served his country during World War II with the United States Navy where he assisted in the Normandy Invasion.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Trooper William Bryant Davis; sisters, Mary Smith, Rydie Horne and Omie Shelly.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Nancy Williamson Davis; son, Keith Davis (Sue); daughter, Sheron McAdams; daughter-in-law, Kathy Davis; grandchildren, Barry McAdams, Krystle Davis, Bryan Davis, Ashley Smith (Stephen), Frank Aucompaugh, David Aucompaugh and Brie Teer (Tyson); great-grandchildren, Audrey and Avery Teer and Alex Davis; and a brother, Bennie Davis.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at Williams Funeral and Cremation Services in Burlington and at other times at the home of his son, Keith.
A graveside service with military honors will be held at Pine Hill Cemetery at 3 p.m. following the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to The Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Alamance/Caswell, 918 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.
An online book of memories can be signed at www.williamsfuneralandcremation.com

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Williams Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc.
2120 May Drive
Burlington, NC 27215
(336) 395-8326
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Published in TheTimesNews.com from Jan. 10 to Jan. 11, 2014
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