Joseph Hyram Davis

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Joseph Hyram Davis
Deep Run
Joseph Hyram Davis, 92, of Deep Run, NC, passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at his home. In addition to his wife, Helen Louise T. Davis, he was preceded in death by his parents, Ivy and Lula Allie Davis, 5 brothers, 2 sisters, a son, Ronnie Davis, Sr., and grandson, Jason Davis.
Joe is survived by 3 children; son, Charles (Bonnie) Davis of Taylorsville, UT, daughter, Wanda (Randy) Orr of Deep Run, NC, daughter, Peggy Johnson of Pink Hill, NC, daughter-in-law, Denise Davis of Kernersville, NC; 16 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandson.
Joseph was a WWII Veteran. He served his country in the US Navy in the Phillipines. He was a member of the American Legion Post 379, Albertson, NC. Joe was a past member of Deep Run Ruritan Club. He worked as a dedicated employee at Frosty Morn for 28 years until they closed and retired from Smithfield after 11 years of service. He took great pride ad was well-known for his beautiful garden and all that he cared for. Joe had a warm smile and kind heart for all. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He served faithfully in many callings in the Church. He had an undying testimony of Jesus Christ. He loved being at Church more than ice cream.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Pink Hill Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2p.m. on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Woodington Ward with Bishop Johnny Smith officiating. Burial will follow at the Davis Family cemetery on Live Oak Hog Co. Rd, Deep Run, NC.
Special thank you to the staff of 3HC for assisting in his care. Special thanks to nurse, Gwen and aide, Diane.