The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at the Zion Hill Baptist Church, Hwy 118 (Allen Street) Leslie, Georgia. Rev. Willie James Hill will officiate. Interment will follow in East View Cemetery Ashby Street, Americus, Georgia.
Robert was born July 7, 1931 to Tom Davis and Gabriel Womack Davis. He attended Union High School of Leslie, Georgia. At an early age, he joined Zion Hill Baptist Church, where he served as Father of the Church. He was employed with the City of Americus for 19½ years as a Water Treatment Operator.
Survivors are eight children, Robert Lee Davis, Jr. (Ronda) Milan, Georgia, Brenda Davis, New Haven, Connecticut , Elizabeth Diane Burts (Otis), Americus, Georgia, Jonathan Wallace (Sabrina) Jacksonville, Florida, Tracy Ellis, Americus, Georgia, Derrick Mitchell (Chandra) Atlanta, Georgia and Lisa Davis, Americus, Georgia, Bertha Banks (Jesse), Jonesboro, Georgia; thirteen grandchildren; several great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including three devoted friends, Catherine Cross, Willie Mae Mitchell and Alonzo Pace.