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Wilburn O. "Bill" Davis, 89

Wilburn O. "Bill" Davis, 89

Wilburn O. "Bill" Davis, 89, of Black Mountain went to be with the Lord, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.

He was a native and lifelong resident of Buncombe County. He was preceded in death by his wife, Tressie Nanney Davis, four brothers and three sisters.

He was a member of Bald Mountain Baptist Church since 1953 where he served as Deacon and Sunday School Superintendent.

He served in the US Army.

He had worked as an Auto Mechanic for Garrett Ford, Bryan Easler Ford, McMurray Chevrolet and The Tune Up Shop.

He enjoyed farming for all of his life.

He is survived by two sons, Donnie Davis and wife Patricia of Black Mountain and Ronnie Davis of Black Mountain; a daughter, Doris Duncan and husband Steve of Forest City; four grandchildren, Scott, Andrew and Charleen Davis and Jason Ruff; nine great grandchildren; two sisters, Martha Frantz of Ohio and Irene Huntley of Black Mountain and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at Bald Mountain Baptist Church with Rev. Ken Rape and Rev. Dan Holbert officiating. Burial will follow in Bald Mountain Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted by the Henderson County Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends from 2  to 3:30 p.m. Sunday prior to the service in the church.

In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bald Mountain Baptist Church, 559 Shumont Road, Black Mountain, NC 28711.

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