Carey Rufus Davis

Published 10:43 am Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Carey Rufus Davis, 57, of Dillwyn, passed away surrounded by his family on Friday, July 7, 2017.  He was born July 28, 1959 in Farmville, the son of Judy Seay Davis and the late Russell L. “Dick” Davis.

A life-long resident of Buckingham County, Carey was a member of First Baptist Church, Dillwyn, and the Booker Mine-Rock Mill Hunt Club.  He was the Manager of the former Jax Mini-Mart. Carey was well known for his love of hunting, dancing, music, motorcycles and western memorabilia but most of all for his love of family and friends.   

He is survived by his wife, Debbie Snoddy Davis; mother, Judy Davis; daughter, Jennifer Davis; brothers Frank and Bruce Davis; stepdaughters, Kristen, Marsha and Jeannie Davis; nephews, Cody and Brent Davis, nieces, Katie Jennings and Lesley Davis, great-nephew, Langston Jennings; great-niece, Julia Jennings; life-long friend, Billy Moss and a host of great friends, too many to name.

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In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by his brother, R. Seay Davis; his “Uncle Ben” Seay; grandparents, Frank and Margaret Seay, Mattie Ruth Bergob and R. P. Rainey.

Funeral services were held on July 11, 2017 at the Dunkum Funeral Home with interment in the Dillwyn Town Cemetery.

Memorial contributions make be made to the First Baptist Church Helping Hands, PO Box 32, Dillwyn VA 23936.

Dunkum Funeral Home, Dillwyn served the family.