WINSTON-SALEM – Curtis Hoover Davis, 89, died Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at Trellis Supportive Care in Winston-Salem.
He was born June 24, 1929, in Dobson, NC, and was the son of the late Edgar James and Ada Cave Davis. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard and was a member of Morris Chapel United Methodist Church. He worked in the furniture industry for many years, retiring from Carson’s of High Point as a Superintendent and later retiring as a frame builder at Henredon Furniture. Curtis enjoyed playing the guitar and loved reading cowboy novels and watching old cowboy movies. He was also a prolific gardener and loved his coffee “with two Splenda.” His greatest joy was hearing the details of the lives of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Goldie Marie Chaney Davis whom he married on August 26, 1970; a daughter, Debbie Davis Poole, who passed too young; three sisters, Thelma Proctor, Mae Towery, and Elsie Richards; and three brothers, John, Howard, and Vernon Davis.
Curtis is survived by a daughter, Lynne Davis Hackaday (Randy) of Winston-Salem; a son, Michael Davis (LuAnn) of Kernersville; five grandchildren, Carla Hackaday (Octavio Morales) of Ft. Worth, TX, Curtis Hackaday of Pfafftown, Michelle Turner (Bobby) of Archdale, Sarah Bailey (Cecil) of Crestview, FL, and Jacob Davis of Kernersville; eleven great-grandchildren; one brother, Lewis Davis (Doris) of Asheboro; and several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life service will be held 3:00 PM Sunday, December 2, 2018, in the Chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale with the Rev. Dan Lyons officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 3:00 Sunday at the funeral home prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Morris Chapel United Methodist Church, 2715 Darrow Road, Walkertown, NC 27051.
Condolences may be sent to the family online on Curtis’ tribute page at www.cumbyfuneral.com.
Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale is serving the Davis family.
Morris Chapel United Methodist Church
2715 Darrow Road, Walkertown NC 27051