BLUEFIELD — Earl Monroe Davis, 87, of Bluefield, WV, died Thursday March 2, 2017 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center
Born June 2, 1929 in Freeman, WV, he was a son of the late Carl Davis and Hattie Monroe Davis. Mr. Davis was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served as a Paratrooper. He worked as a mechanic at Evans Chevrolet. Mr. Davis was a member of John Stewart United Methodist Church in Bluefield where he was President of the United Methodist Men and lead Men's Bible Study.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Willie Mae White Davis; son, Algerman White; brothers, Vildie Davis, John Davis, Edward Davis, Elwood Davis, and Carl Davis; and one sister, Mae Moore.
Survivors include his children, Samuel White of Brentwood, MD, Dr. William White of Bluefield, Glenn White and wife Claudia of Antioch, CA, son and wonderful caregiver, Earl White and wife Sharon of Atlanta, GA, Katherine Brown and husband Arthur of Bluefield, and Josephine Poe and husband Ralph of Bluefield; four sisters, Julia Robertson, Dorothy Smith, Shirley Coleman, and Viola Bryson, all of Columbus, OH; sister-in-law, Katherine Neal of Bluefield, WV; thirteen grandchildren, Tyrone, Arthur (III), Kristie, Tosha, Amber, Annie, Glenn, Vohn, Andrea, Marcus, Kris, Aaron, and Johnathan; a host of great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday March 8, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. from the Mercer Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Reed officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. until the service hour.
Burial will follow at Restlawn Memorial Gardens where grandchildren and Charles Williams, Wes Kennard, and Michael Kelley will serve as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions, if desired, be made to John Stewart United Methodist Church, 102 Jones Street, Bluefield, WV 24701.
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Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family of Mr. Earl Monroe Davis.