WILMINGTON — Charles Edward Davis, age 81 of Wilmington passed away Friday, March 25, 2022 at his home. He was born in Wilmington on November 29, 1940 to the late Ernest Preston Davis and Katie Wells Cummings.
Charles was preceded in death by his bother Roy A. Davis, sister Faye J. Robinson, brother Norwood P. Davis, mother-in-law (Mom) Joyce S. Barefoot, son-in-law (Son) Steve Landreth, brother-in-law (brother) Robert T. Gooden.
Charles was a veteran of the US Coast Guard and the US Army and was retired from DuPont. He was a longtime member and Deacon at Gibson Avenue Baptist Church. He was most passionate about serving his Lord and Savior. Charles had many talents to include mechanical, wood working, painting, drawing, and story writing.
Charles served his Lord, Country, and family with Great Honor.
He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years Joyce (Kathy) Davis, daughter Wendy L. Smith (Steve), son Charles E. Davis II (Pixie), and daughter Joy D. Williams (James); 19 grandchildren and 32 great grandchildren; beloved sister-in-laws (Sisters), Linda Hickman (Norman), Tina Harrelson (Danny), Teresa Cannon (Tommy), Toni Forrester (Trey) and numerous special nephews and nieces.
A time of visitation will begin 12 noon Saturday, April 2, 2022 and his memorial service starting at 1 pm at his beloved Church, Gibson Avenue Baptist Church-2037 Wrightsville Ave. Wilmington, NC 28403.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403 910-791-9099.