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William “Bill” Davis Sr.

Born: Tue., Sep. 25, 1951
Died: Mon., Sep. 2, 2019


1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Sat., Sep. 07, 2019
Location: Thacker Brothers Scottsville Funeral Home

Memorial Service

2:00 PM Sat., Sep. 07, 2019
Location: Thacker Brothers Scottsville Funeral Home

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William Davis Sr. 


    William “Bill” Davis Sr., 67, of Scottsville, quietly left his earthly home on Monday, September 2, 2019.              

   Just hours before he flew to his Heavenly home, there was a beautiful rainbow right outside his window, letting us know that God was near.

   He was born on September 25, 1951. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Evelyn Davis, and two brothers, Tommy and Dennis.
   Bill was an avid hunter. For many years he oversaw the operations at the Appleberry Mountain Hunt Club. He taught concealed carry/gun training classes and made countless new friendships while doing so. Bill enjoyed his morning coffee, breakfast, and gossip with his buddies at Lumpkin’s Restaurant, Fox’s Cafe and Moose’s By The Creek Restaurant. 
  Survivors include his devoted wife of 38 years, Betty Pollard Davis; his children, Keith Davis, Tonya Jordan, and Steven “Boo” Davis and wife, Rachel; his stepdaughter, Carolyn; four grandchildren, Haley, Justin, Savannah, and Peyton; his siblings, Patsy, Martha, Wayne, Wally, Pam, Jerry Wayne, and Joy; his loyal Golden Retriever, Hunter; along with many other family members and friends.

    A memorial celebration of Bill’s life will be conducted at 2 p.m., on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at Thacker Brothers Scottsville Funeral Home by the Rev. George Morris. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. 
   In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions to Wesley’s Chapel United Methodist Church, c/o Martha Black, 1794 Rolling Road S., Scottsville, VA 24590.
 Family and friends may share memories and photos at www.thackerbrothers.com.

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Martha Shifflett
   Posted Wed September 04, 2019
Our hearts are truly broken, this just doesn't seem real. Love & miss you big brother.

ROSE JORDAN from scottsville iga
   Posted Wed September 04, 2019
betty I am so sorry to hear of bills passing thanks for all the many years you and him shopped in our store may god be with you and your family

Katie Smith
   Posted Wed September 04, 2019
So very sorry to hear of Mr. Davis’s passing. My thoughts and prayers to the family.

Deborah Hickman
   Posted Wed September 04, 2019
My heartfelt condolences to you Betty. My heart is aching with you. Please know I’m here for you. Sometimes all we need is a shoulder and an ear, I offer you both. Call me when you are ready. I love you.

Tom and Janet Woods
   Posted Wed September 04, 2019
Dear Betty and Davis family,

Tom and I were shocked to learn of Bill's death. When we were working we were on the same schedule as Bill, and if we didn't see him pass by we would wonder what was up! He would always wave and smile. May God look over you and give you peace.

Ray Walker Jr.
   Posted Thu September 05, 2019
So sorry to hear of Williams passing. He and I enjoyed cruising with our classic 1957 and 1963 Chevys up and down Charlottesville s Main and Water streets long before there. was ever a downtown Mall..Those were happy days and like Autumn leaves floated on away,it was a time that I miss.William and I were the same age and both of us enjoyed 45/70 rifles and hunting. My brother Bradley and I used to bear hunt on Appleberry mountain and Butler and Ball mountains with Plott hounds in the late 1970s. My dad the Game Warden would tell William they are wasting their time and they better make sure every where they go they have written permission...William and I would laugh about that many times. William was good hearted and will surely be missed. May God bless his family and loved ones at this time. Sincerely, Ray Walker Jr.

Brenda Hall Perkins
   Posted Thu September 05, 2019
Condolences to the Davis family in the passing of Bill. May God wrap his arms around each of you during this difficult time. He was a kind person and always had a smile. I have fond memories of the Burger House Days when he and his friends would gather for coffee time.

David Lowry
   Posted Thu September 05, 2019
I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of Bill.. I knew he was going through a tough time lately with his health.. Bill always had that smile and joking manner about him and I enjoyed our chats and such at lumpkins and foxes restaurants. I wish the very best to all of the family!! If there’s anything I can do just get in touch!

Jeffrey Smith
   Posted Thu September 05, 2019
So many great memories of the conversations and help Bill was and had with me at Appleberry Hunt Club.Bill was such a kind and loving person! Will be gratefully missed! Rest In Peace brother.
Jeff and Joey Smith from Pennsylvania

Thurman Shifflett
   Posted Thu September 05, 2019
I am sorry to hear of Bill's passing. He and I worked together at the Omni hotel many years ago. Prayers for the family. Thurman Shifflett

Pat Banton Robertson
   Posted Fri September 06, 2019
I was so sorry to hear of your husband's passing. Please accept my condolences to you and your family.

Kristy Haley & Craig Loving
   Posted Fri September 06, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time

Pete Cobb
   Posted Fri September 06, 2019
Betty, I am sorry to hear William passed away. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless you and your family.

Kenny and Vicki Hale
   Posted Wed September 11, 2019
We are so sorry to hear of Bill's passing. We truly enjoyed sending our customer's to him for their firearms education. He was passionate about people knowing the proper handling of a firearm. He was a joy to talk with and I loved how he lit up when talking about his wife. The world was a safer place with him here. Our deepest sympathy and condolences to his family.
Vicki and Kenny

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