Joe Reese Davis was gently held in God's arms as he made his escape from this world into Heaven, where he is free from pain and the suffering of Alzheimer's disease.
Originally from Blountstown, due to failing health, Joe Reese had lived in Whitsett, NC for the last 4 years. Joe Reese was retired from the Air Force after serving his country for 23 years, and had a second career with the USPS for 19 years. He was a hardworking man and always provided well for his family. He had a great love for music & especially enjoyed singing Southern Gospel. Beloved husband, father, brother & grandfather Joe Reese was born to Mary Sue Williamson & George Washington Davis on Nov. 13, 1930, in Telogia Fla.
Joe Reese is survived by his wife of 59 years &11months, Margaret Aultman Davis, son Reese Davis & wife Patti of Six Mile SC, daughter Millie Vaughan of McLeansville NC, one brother Tommy Davis & wife Barbara of Quincy Fl.,5 grandchildren & 6 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, November 27, at 2:00 pm (CST) at Christian Home Freewill Baptist Church in Blountstown with Reverend Roger King officiating. Interment will follow in the Nettle Ridge Cemetery in Blountstown. The family will receive friends Saturday, November 26, 2011 from 6:00 pm (CST) until 8:00 pm (CST) at Peavy Funeral Home. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL.