Jul 4, 1944 – Sep 10, 2019 (Age 75)



Ruel Samuel Davis (Sam Davis) was born on July 5, 1944, to Irene and Ruel Davis in Ocilla, Georgia. He is survived by his 95 year old mother; sister, Lanette Davis Martin; brother, Eric McCrae; and his beloved, Tamara Davis. He left an undeniable impression on his seven children,...

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I hope Mr Davis accomplished in football his hearts desire as he did many great things. Theres many great videos where we can continue to watch his athleticism in full action. May the Merciful Father be with the family at this time.

I would like to express my deepest sympathies for the loss of your loved one, who will be remembered for his athletic ability and the mark he made in football history. May you find comfort and strength in God during this time of sorrow.

I am truly sorry about the passing of your loved one. May God strengthen your family during this time of loss. Deepest sympathies.

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Vanessa my Dear Friend and Sister in Christ, Know that you and your entire family have my heartfelt condolences and I'm lifting you all in the most fervent of prayer. Please remember this; "Tears, are God's way of melting a heart frozen in grief". May your father now rest in sweet serene peace safe in God's arms.

My deepest sympathy to the family at this difficult time, may you get comfort and peace from Psm.37:29.

Sincere condolence to the Davis Family, May the God of mercy massage your hearts with peace and endless love as you cope during this very difficult time.


My condolences to the Davis family. I remember Sam as my high school track coach. He gave of his time to help us pursue our dreams . He instilled a great work ethic that has stood me well in life. It was a great experience that I think of often.