Mr. Ralph Lee Davis, Sr., age 78, of Moravian Falls, died Monday, July 7, 2014 at Wilkes Regional Medical Center. He was born April 12, 1936 in Rowan County to S.C. and Theresa Clanton Davis. He was a member of Walnut Grove Baptist Church and a US Marine Veteran. Mr. Davis was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, James Mike Davis, Clyde Davis, S.C. Davis, Jr.; and sisters, Mazie Taylor and Elnora Bentley.
Surviving are his wife, Betty Lou Thompson Davis of the home; three sons, Ralph Lee Davis, Jr. of Jefferson, Bartley Davis, William Sandy Davis both of Moravian Falls; brother, David Davis of Millers Creek, two sisters, Ethel Alexander of Concord, Susie Laws of Wilkesboro; two grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held 2:00 o’clock Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Miller Funeral Chapel with Rev. Bruce Fox, Rev. Jerry Watson and Rev. Duncan Overring officiating. Burial with military honors by Veterans of Foreign Wars Honor Guard Post 1142 will follow in Walnut Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Moravian Falls. The family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Service from 1:00 until 2:00 o’clock on Thursday, prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.millerfuneralservice.com