PINEHURST — Edwin Wayne “Small Papa” Davis, 65, , of Pinehurst, died March 15, 2013, after a three year battle with cancer.
A celebration of his life will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Deep Creek Baptist Church in Pinehurst.
He was born in Lumberton on Feb. 11, 1947.
He was in the Coast Guard for 4 years and then was a salesman for the remainder of his working like. His hobbies were fishing, swimming, and boating. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and his greatest joy was his family.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Betty Crawford Davis; a daughter, Christi Brumbles and husband Michael of Seven Lakes; his sons, Phillip and daugther-in-law Teresa of Greensboro, Hunter and daughter-in-law Joy of Fort Hood, Texas and Richard of Aberdeen; his father, Roy Davis; and six grandchildren Danielle, Kasey, Shay, Kate, Nathan and Tori.
The family will receive guests at the church following the service.
The family asks in lieu of flowers for you to make a donation in Edward Davis’s name to your favorite charity.