Melvin Franklin DAVIS Jr.

DAVIS Melvin Franklin Davis, Jr., 87, passed away on November 6, 2013. He is a life time resident of Jacksonville, member of Hillcrest Baptist Church, a US Navy Veteran of WWII, retired from Bell South Phone Company with 36 years of service. Mr. Davis enjoyed fishing, however his greatest joy was his church and family. His grandson, Johnathan A. Weiss, Jr. preceded him in death in 2007. Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Mary Davis, daughter , Kathy DeRagon (Paul), brother, William Davis, sister-in-law, Dorothy Earle, granddaughter, Staci Duarte, great grandchildren, Daisy, Talon and Jillian, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 2:00 PM at FRASER FUNERAL HOME, 8168 Normandy Boulevard, (904-781-4314) with Rev. Phillip Crump and Rev. Tom Collier officiating. Interment will follow in Gethsemane Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until the hour of service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Hillcrest Baptist Church Missions Fund at 7673 Collins Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32244 or The Wounded Warriors Foundation. Please Sign the Guestbook @

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Fraser Funeral Home
8168 Normandy Boulevard Jacksonville, FL 32221-6649
(904) 781-4314

Published in the Florida Times-Union on Nov. 9, 2013