George Wilson Davis

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George Wilson Davis, a resident of Amite, died at 7:10 AM on Thursday, May 29, 2014, at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond. He was born September 28, 1919, in Amite and was 94 years of age. He was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran of World War II, where he served in the North American, Asiatic and South Pacific Theater. He was also a member of Westview Baptist Church. Survived by wife, Mary Retha Battles Davis, Amite; 3 sons, Glen Wilson Davis and wife, Sheelah, Baton Rouge, Lyndon Earl Davis and wife, Lisa, Amite, and David Brent Davis and wife, Barbara, Amite; 6 grandchildren, Emily Chenier and husband, Kevin, Prairieville, Robert Davis and fiancé, Aja Brown, Baton Rouge, Julie Neidhamer and husband, Eric, Ponchatoula, Ashley Davis, Amite, Marlyn Davis, Amite and Brent Davis, Amite; 2 great grandchildren, Cade Neidhamer and Ashlyn Neidhamer; brother, Huey Davis and wife, Doris, Amite and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, George Washington Davis and Caroline Reeves Davis, and 2 sisters, Lillie Davis Newell and Mildred Davis Thompson. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 6 PM until 9 PM, Sunday and from 8 AM until religious services at 11 AM Monday, June 2, 2014. Services conducted by Rev. John Foles. Interment in Killian Chapel Cemetery, Amite. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130. For an online guestbook, visit
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McKneely Funeral Home - Amite
110 E. Factory St.
Amite, LA 70422
(985) 748-7178
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