William Wesley Davis, 94 – The Inside Diary

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William Wesley Davis, 94, of Cleveland, TN passed away peacefully on Monday, January 10. He is survived by his two sons, James H. (and Michelle) Davis of Cleveland, TN and Gerald E. (and Mary) Davis of Cumming, GA; three grandsons, James C. (and Mary) Davis, Jeffery S. Davis and Patrick W. Davis; one granddaughter, Kaitlyn M. Davis; three great-granddaughters, Jordan M. (and Nathan) Seebohm, Hailey A. Davis and Morgan Davis; a great-grandson, Lincoln William Davis; one great-great-grandson, Bryson P. Seebohm; and his niece, Staci Paff. He is predeceased by his father and mother, Herman F. and Dossie A. Davis; his beloved wife of 74 years, Luellen M. Davis; grandson, Brian Matthew Walker; and his niece, Jean Breitung. William “Bill” is a veteran of World War II and was devoted to his country. Bill was a member of the US Army’s 242nd Infantry Regiment. He was called up for service in 1944 with the 42nd Infantry Division, also known as the “Rainbow” Division, and stationed in Austria, Belgium and France. After his service in the United States Army, William continued to drive for Greyhound Bus Lines for 37 years. While residing in Somerset, Kentucky, he was an active member of Burnside Masonic Lodge #634 and had attained the level of 32nd degree Mason. His dedication to the Lodge and its Masonic Brethren spanned over 60 years. William was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed spending time with his family, playing cards and watching wrestling. He never encountered a dessert he didn’t like. Services for Mr. Davis will be held Friday, January 21, 2022 at Pulaski Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with a Masonic service led by Burnside Lodge #634 at 11:00 a.m. and a color salute by American Legion Post #38 following the Masonic service. A poem will be read and a dismissal prayer given by Bro. Stolen Brown. The family will leave the funeral home for a funeral service at Double Springs Cemetery where military honors will be rendered by American Legion Post #38. Interment will follow at Double Springs Cemetery. Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to assist the family.
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