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Benjamin "Fred" Davis

October 17, 1933 — May 6, 2021



Benjamin Frederick “Fred” Davis, age 87, of Marion, North Carolina, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 06, 2021 at 11:00 p.m. at Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville, North Carolina.  The son of the late Mermon “Merm” and Lovie Davis, he was born in Old Fort, North Carolina on October 17, 1933.


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Dean Davis and a son Joseph Terry Davis.


A man with a big heart, Fred was a loving, caring and giving man.  A member of Little White Country Church in Gilkey, he enjoyed coon hunting.  Fred was a veteran of the United States Army. 


He is survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Chris Davis; four children, Steve Davis, Lisa Wehe-Davis (Jennifer), Revonda Branch (Sid) and Robin Townsend (Rob); seven grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and several siblings.


A graveside service will be held on Friday, May 14, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the Western Carolina Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain, North Carolina.





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Friday, May 14, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Nix Creek Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery

Nix Creek Church Rd, NC 28752

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