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Ricky Davis

April 24, 1958 — January 23, 2020

Ricky Davis

Mr. Richard “Ricky” Donald Davis, 61, of Buena Vista, GA, passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2020, at his residence. A celebration of life will be held on February 22, 2020, from 1:00-3:00pm at the Davis residence, 45 Ronnie Road, Buena Vista, GA.

Mr. Davis was born April 24, 1958, to Jerry Donald and Martha Mae Smith Davis.  He was retired from South Georgia Technical College as the instructor for the Caterpillar Heavy Equipment program.  Ricky enjoyed entertaining his family and friends and cooking.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Jerry and Martha Mae Smith Davis.

He is survived by his loving wife, Donna Davis of Buena Vista, GA; by two brothers and sisters-in-law, Roger and Terri Davis and Chris and Julie Davis, all of Tazewell, GA; father and mother-in-law, Hugh and Jan Spinney of Buena Vista; a brother-in-law, Chris Spinney and a sister-in-law, Diane Russell; by nieces and nephews, Carly and Ben Welch, Trent Davis, Christina Davis, Matthew Montgomery; a nephew-in-law, Chad Merritt; his special caregiver, Angela Jurado; and his beloved dachshund, Jager.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The South Georgia Technical College Foundation, P. O. Box 6102, Americus, GA, 31709. Please note that it will be for the Rick Davis Scholarship Fund for CAT Students.

Way-Watson Funeral Home of Buena Vista, GA, is in charge of these arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ricky Davis, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Davis Residence

Buena Vista, GA

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