Arther Lee Davis 62, of Hampton, VA formerly of Ahoskie, died Thursday, May 07, 2009 at Centura Careplex Hospital, Hampton, VA. He was born September 4, 1946 in Bertie County to the late Thomas I. Davis and Gladys Wiggins Davis.
Arther collected stamps and unique watches, Arther also enjoyed painting and making candy for his family. Arther loved his grandchildren and was an avid sports fan. Arther loved the New York Yankees and also loved to travel, traveling to Russia and every state in the US. He also loved burning CDs and DVDs on his computer.
A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, May 9, 2009 at 11:00 AM at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in the Ashley Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in Ahoskie Cemetery. Rev. Tommy Kiker will officiate.
Left to cherish his memory is a wife Vui T. Stone of Hampton, VA, a daughter Nancy C. Ray of Carrollton, VA; two grandchildren Hunter Ray and Samantha Ray; his mother ; five brothers Gerald Davis of Ahoskie, Jimmy Davis of Williamston, Eddy Davis of Sunbury, Teddy Davis of Ahoskie, Lewis Davis of Red Oak; sisters Patsy Doughtie of Ahoskie, and Nancy Jernigan of Ahoskie.
He was preceded in death by a sister Betty June Todd.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 10:00 AM to 11:00 Am prior to the funeral service at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home.
Memorial gifts may be made to the American Cancer Society, 930 Wellness Dr., Greenville,NC 27834 or Center Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, 826 Center Grove Rd., Ahoskie,NC 27910.