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Billy Austin Davis, Sr.

July 29, 1935 ~ November 11, 2021 (age 86)


Mr. Billy Austin Davis, Sr., age 86, of Patterson passed away early Thursday morning (11/11/21) at Harborview Health Systems Jesup following an extended illness.

Born July 29, 1935 in Greensboro, Georgia, he was a son of the late John Craig and Cassie Lewis Davis. He grew up in Green County, Georgia and moved to Pierce County after marriage.  He was retired as a journeyman mechanic with Georgia Power and had also worked for 20 years with Wayneline Furniture in Jesup.

He was a member of Offerman Church of God.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Virginia Grace Crosby Davis; sister and brother-in-law, Beatrice and John D. McCombs; and brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Marie Davis.

Survivors include his 3 children, Austin Davis (wife Janice) of Blackshear, Ann Newton (husband Dennis) of Blackshear, and Stephen Davis of Patterson; 6 grandchildren, Jessica Davis (husband Jeffrey), Jennifer Johnson (Tony Thornton), Dustin Newton (wife Megan), Chandra Guest, Craig Davis, and Casie Davis; 14 great grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

A funeral service will take place Monday (11/15/21) at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Hart Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the New Home Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Sunday from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

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November 14, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hart Funeral Home
210 Johnson Street
Blackshear, GA 31516

Funeral Service
November 15, 2021

2:00 PM
Hart Funeral Home Chapel
210 Johnson Street
Blackshear, GA 31516

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