Waynesville, Thomas Eugene "Tommy" Davis, age 72, of Crabtree Road, passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2013 at St. Joseph Hospital.
A native and life-long resident of Haywood County, he was the son of Vennice Giles Davis and the late Joseph Davis. He was a 32-year employee for Bell South where he worked as a computer technician. He also owned and operated Davis Trailers, Inc. for the past fourteen years. Tommy was a former school board member, former union president for the Communication Workers of America, and a former member of the Tellco Credit Union where he also served on the board of directors. Tommy enjoyed fishing, hiking, and trading anything. Tommy was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 32 years, Emily Caldwell Davis; five daughters, April Harvey and her husband, Bob, Pam Davis and her fiancié, Kenny Greene, Wendy Patton and her husband, Jeff, Rebekah Wilson and her husband, Cheyenne, and Harmonie Davis; and two sons, Odin and Zander Davis all of Waynesville. He is also survived by two sisters, Joyce Hudgins and her husband, Bob, of Hickory and Marie Ferguson and her husband, Carlyle, of Waynesville; one brother, Bill Davis and his wife, Dianne, of Tryon; six grandchildren, Rebecca Guthrie and her husband, Jimmy, Jennifer Champion and her husband, Shaun, Christina Harvey and fiancié, Vince Taylor, Bailee Price, Erica Fulmer, Quintin Thomas Wilson; and four great-grandchildren, Rhiannon Rhinehart, Aydin and Isaiah Taylor and Vince Taylor, III.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at Antioch Baptist Church with Reverend Steven Taylor, Reverend Alan Davis and Reverend Heath Davis officiating. Burial will follow at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Wells Funeral Home of Waynesville.
Memorials may be made to the Antioch Baptist Church Elevator Fund, 542 Iron Duff Road, Waynesville, NC 28786 or Haywood County Schools Foundation, 1230 N. Main Street, Waynesville, NC 28786.
Read Tommy Davis's Obituary and Guestbook on wellsfuneralhome.com.