Roy Edward Davis
1932 - 2019
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Roy Edward Davis, 86, of Poquoson, went to be with his Heavenly Father on March 25, 2019 surrounded by his family. Born and raised in Gloucester, VA, Roy settled in Poquoson after marrying the love of his life Dorothy Insley Davis.Aside from his family, Roy loved the water. He started Roy. E. Davis Seafood, Inc. in 1968 at the end of Poquoson Avenue. He spent most of his life running his seafood business alongside his two son-in-laws, grandchildren, and numerous friends.Roy was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. There he was a member of the Wesley Fellowship Sunday School Class.Throughout his life, he was an active member of the community. He served as the past Grandmaster of the Masonic Lodge, No. 49, was a member of the JOUAM, a lifetime member of the Scout Golf Club and a member of numerous early morning coffee clubs.For many years, Roy's home away from home was in Myrtle Beach. He enjoyed scoping the beach for coins with his metal detector. His pride and joy was his vegetable garden and sharing it with his family and friends.Roy is preceded in rest by his parents, Isaac Lowda Davis and Louise Fones Davis. He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Dorothy; daughters, Cynthia Watkins (Danny) and Tommi Weisner (Johnny); grandchildren, Lynn Zimmerman (Craig), Michelle Fitzpatrick (Jarrod), Shannon Hayes (Donny), and Jonathan Weisner (Nicole); great-grandchilren, Shayne and Devyn Zimmerman, Kendall, Jackson, and Hunter Fitzpatrick, Logan, Madison, and Harper Hayes, and Jacob Rollins; siblings, Marion Davis (Adelaide), Sylvia Motley, William "Billy" Davis (Carolyn), and Diana Booker. A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Friday, March 29 at Trinity United Methodist Church, Poquoson by Rev. Dr. Patricia Riggs, with a burial immediately following at Parklawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends beginning at 1:00 PM at the church prior to the service. Claytor Rollins will be assisting the family. Online condolences to

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Published in Daily Press on Mar. 27, 2019.
Calling hours
01:00 - 02:00 PM
Trinity United Methodist Church
Funeral service
02:00 PM
Trinity United Methodist Church
Parklawn Memorial Park
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April 2, 2019
May the God of all comfort sustain your family during the days ahead Psalms 119:76
March 28, 2019
To this dearest of families...God's peace and light be with each of you. In Heaven there are no tears, no pain - only rejoicing in the presence of our Lord Jesus. Mr. Roy will be with you always and forever; his kind soul and sweet spirit live in each and every person that was blessed to have known him. May you find comfort in your many precious memories...What a wonderful tribute to an incredible life...

Prayers of love to each of you...
Marie Watkins Hamann
March 27, 2019
To the Davis,
So sorry read about your loved one passing. God has his gates open to bring home another angel.
Catherine Gwaltney/Wendland
March 27, 2019
Dear Mrs. Davis and Family: I am so sorry to hear about the untimely passing of your husband. He was a dear, honest man who always treated people-especially a "come-here" people like me with kindness, courtesy, and respect. He had a wonderful outlook on life and I know he helped many less fortunate people over the course of his life. He will be missed! God be with all of you during this sad time.


Lt.Colonel Tony Blieberger, US Army retired (husband of the late Marion Holloway)
Anton Blieberger
March 27, 2019
Mr. Roy you were always so kind and loving to me! Your were a very good husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. I remember we were at your house having a get together of sorts and you asked my mom how she wanted her coffee. When she said black he said. Oh Pam just add a tiny bit of sugar like I do, just enough to get that bitterness out. She loved it and never had black coffee again.That is one of many memories I will treasure of you! Say hi to my Grandpa Durward, my nanny and papa. If you see my Granddaddy and grandmommy hug them for me too! Love you and miss you.
Amber Grant
March 27, 2019
Our community has lost a truly nice person. Never have I ever met Roy that it was not with open arms greeting, not a superficial bone in his body. What a nice memory to have of someone you have know your entire life. He never changed, always willing to help and serve.

God send his Holy Spirit to watch over Dot his children and extended family. Blessings to all.

Frances Holloway-Hinton
savannah hinton
March 27, 2019
Mss Tommy and Miss Cynthia, So sorry for your loss. Mr. Roy was such a sweet man,Trickled down to you both. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this sorrowful time, Kathy and Joey Hanberry
Kathy Hanberry
March 27, 2019
It's always with heavy hearts that we send condolences. We can find comfort in knowing that our loved one is precious in God's eyes, so He will comfort and support us at this time. Romans 15:13
March 27, 2019
I am sadden to hear of my cousin passing.
Darlene Lewis Liles
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