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Coy S. Davis, 94

Coy S. Davis, 94

Coy S. Davis, 94, of the Upward Community, was reunited with his wife, Elizabeth on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014.

In addition to his wife, he was also preceded in death by two sisters, Pearl Ownbey and Zora Connor, and one brother, Roy Davis.

Coy, a WW II veteran, retired from Durham Life Insurance. He was a member of Refuge Baptist Church for over 65 years serving as a Deacon and Sunday School teacher among other positions to serve the Lord. He was a lifetime and founding member of the Blue Ridge Fire Station in East Flat Rock.

He is survived by two sons, Spencer and wife Marti of Charlotte, Gene and wife Karen of Mills River; one grandson, Brice and wife Amber; one great-grandson, Tyler of Pittsboro; several nieces and nephews including Nick Connor and wife Jan that were a special blessing to him over the past several years plus multiple great nieces and great nephews.

A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at Refuge Baptist Church with Revs. Roy Perry and Zollie Ward officiating. Coy will be laid to rest alongside his beloved wife in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 PM to 2:50 p.m. Sunday prior to the service in the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Refuge Baptist Church for their mission fund, PO Box 36, Dana, NC 28724.

Condolence cards may be sent to the family at or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.