Wiltshire Cardwell Davis, Jr.

Published 2:35 pm Thursday, August 16, 2018

Wiltshire Cardwell Davis, Jr., 95, of Richmond, passed away quietly Monday, August 13, 2018.

Wiltshire Cardwell Davis, Jr.

He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 68 years, Vera Davis, and his brother, George Davis. He is survived by his children, Christine Temple (John), Andrew Davis (Allyson) of Richmond; four grandchildren, Kimrey Scanniello (Chris), Karri Broussard (Justin), William Davis (Brenna), and Laura Tizard (Michael); four great-grandchildren, Paul and Lisa Broussard and Kristen and John Scanniello; and sister, Ann Beckham.

He was a proud U.S. Army veteran with 26 years service. He served in the 101st airborne division in both World War II and Korea. Upon retirement from the Army he worked at Fork Union Military Academy.

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A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Friday, August 17 at the Virginia Veteran’s Cemetery in Amelia, 10300 Pridesville Road, Amelia, VA.