It is with sympathy, the management and staff of Slater's Funeral Home, Inc. announce the passing of Mr. Joe Davis, Milledgeville, Georgia. Mr. Davis passed away on Friday, November 18, 2022, at his residence.
The family will receive friends at their residence 226 Allen Memorial Drive SW on Friday, November 25, 2022, from 4-8pm.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, November 26, 2022, at 11:00 AM from the Chapel of All Faiths. Interment will follow in the Scenic Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Joe Davis affectionately known as Yodi; was born January 27, 1941, to the parentage of the late Mr. Robert Davis and the late Mrs. Lilliemae Davis of Mandarin Florida. Joe was one of eight children born to this union. Joe received his education in the public schools of Jacksonville Fl., and later in life relocated to Milledgeville Ga, where he was employed by Rheem Manufacturing Co. as a forklift driver.
Mr. Davis resided at 226 Allen Memorial Dr. SW and departed from this life on Friday, November 18, 2022, at his home after a brief illness. He leaves to cherish his memory a devoted wife of 21 years Mrs. Carlette Freeman- Davis
Joe lived a full and blessed life with more family and friends than could be counted. Anyone who knew Joe experienced his kindness, warmth, and that famous vibrant smile. Joe loved to entertain by grilling and frying fish for family functions where he was always the quiet observer enjoying a funny joke and a good laugh. Joe loved his antique vehicles as he was often seen slowly sporting them around town. There was never a question as to where Joe would vacation for, he loved visiting his family and friends in Florida and went home as often as he could.
Joe was blessed with six wonderful daughters whom will cherish his memory forever: Mrs.Thelmesia Whitfield (William), Ms. Dawnette Tinsley, Ms. Lizajo Montgomery and Ms. Dena Rivers of Jacksonville Florida, Ms. Margie Davis and Mrs. Andrea Hogan (Rodney) of McDonough Ga, one son Mr. Derrick Hogan of Milledgeville
One loving sister Ms. Lulu Jenkins of Jacksonville Fl.
Joe also leaves to cherish his memory loving in-laws; two brothers in laws Mr. Henry Lee Williams and Mr. Carlton Freeman (Georgia), eight sister in laws Mrs. Bernasta Waller (Harold), Mrs. Edna Adams (Melvin), Mrs. Evelyn Butts (Spencer), Mrs. Sheryl Scott (Andrew), Mrs. Valerie Freeman all of Milledgeville, Ga. Ms. Kathleen Freeman and Ms. Korchita Harris both of Warner Robins Ga. and Mrs. Mary Julia McIntosh (Mack) of South Carolina, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, grandchildren and other relatives also survive him.
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