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Henry Marcus Davis Sr.

December 2, 1953 — July 16, 2021

Henry Marcus Davis Sr. was born December 2,1953 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was the 3rd born child to the late Ernest Sr. and Belvie J. Davis. Henry departed this life on July 16, 2021. He was preceded in death by 2 of his siblings Jonathan Dale Davis and Aretta Davis White. He lived in the South Nashville area for many years attended and graduated from McGavock High School. During his high school years, he played football and wrestled on the wrestling team. He also served as a lifeguard at the Easley Community Center. June 28th,1979 he enlisted in the United States Army to proudly serve his country. During his years of service, he was stationed in Germany, Afghanistan, Oklahoma, and Kentucky. He received several decorations, badges, and medals during his tenure such M-16 Rifle Expert Badge, Good Conduct Medal (3), Army Achievement Medal. Overseas Service Ribbon (3), and National Defense Service Medal. SGT Henry Marcus Davis was Honorably Discharged on August 23, 1991. While still serving in the Army he married Joyce Elizabeth Brown on February 13, 1982. Henry was baptized and dedicated his life to Christ at Lawrence Avenue Church of Christ and had a personal relationship with the Lord. He was recently attending The Church of Christ at Eastside. Henry loved his children, his family, and friends. He was loved by many; he had an infectious laugh and smile. He had a spent a great deal of time and created a special bond with his great nieces Shawntrece, Alon and his great great niece Amaya. Henry enjoyed passing time listening to music, watching football, and talking with friends. He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife Joyce E. Davis, children; Ahna White, Henry Marcus Davis Jr. (Trease), Arthuro D. Davis, Nannette Claybrooks (Eric), Antwan Brown (April), Grandchildren; Derrick Hereford Jr, Sabria White, Breahna Phillips, Traylan, Maliyah, Makiyah Davis, Santana, Shiah Davis, Mercedes, Demetrius Gabriel, Nacoyla, Jevon Claybrooks;17 great grandkids; Brothers & Sisters Ernest J. Davis Sr., Joe C. Davis Sr, Sisters; Sheila Bronaugh, Sandra Settles, Karen Lumpkin, and Lisa Davis, Aunt; Sarah Leek Macon GA, Nieces & Nephews; Alonzo Davis, Marchiel Davis, Venciel (Kim) Davis. Devoted great niece Shawntrece Bowden. Devoted cousins Patrick Leek, Robert Leek, Connie Spence, Sevetra Gladden, devoted friend Michael Jackson. A host of great nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Viewing Thursday, July 29, 2021, 12-6, visitation Friday 10-11 with funeral to follow at funeral home. Interment Middle Tn. State Veterans Cemetery

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