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Douglas Glenn Davis, 59

Douglas Glenn Davis, 59

Douglas Glenn Davis, 59, of East Flat Rock went to be with the Lord Monday, June 24, 2013, at the Elizabeth House after a brief illness.

A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, Mr. Davis was the son of Audrey Davis of East Flat Rock and the late Marion Davis. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Jacqueline Denise Davis.

Mr. Davis graduated from Hendersonville High School and attended the University of Kentucky, majoring in psychology. He served in the US Army with the 101st Airborne Division. Prior to retiring as a machine operator from Manual Woodworkers, Mr. Davis was a former Henderson County Deputy Sheriff. He was a member of the Assembly of Yahweh.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Delma Ranetta Jackson Davis of East Flat Rock; four sons, DeWayne Davis (Brandy) of Greensboro; Anthony Davis (Shawon) of Rhode Island; James Davis (Tara) of Brevard; and William Davis (MaShayna) of Charlotte; one daughter, Dione Davis, and one God-daughter, Vanessa Craven, both of Charlotte; nine grandchildren; three brothers, Marion Davis (Darlene), Larry Davis (Loretta), and Michael Davis; one sister, Audrey Walser (Johnny); two uncles, James Simmons and wife, Thelma, of NC and Clyde Davis of Hendersonville; and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. Reverend Larry Davis will officiate. Burial will be at a later date. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Friday at Shuler Funeral Home.

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Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.