William Travis Davis III
Mr. William Travis Davis III, 77, of Princeton, formerly of Mullens, passed away Monday September 16, 2019 following a short illness.
He was born January 10, 1942 in Mullens, to the late William Travis Davis Jr. and Ruth Wolford Davis. Mr. Davis served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He was a member of Princeton VVVA Chapter 628, former member of the Wyoming County Honor Guard where he presented the colors for local football games.
Mr. Davis attended Salvation Through Christ Church in Princeton, and was a former member of Pierpoint Baptist Church in Mullens.
He retired from Norfolk and Southern Railroad after many years of service, and enjoyed being with his family, especially his grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Davis was preceded in death by a son Robert Davis, two sisters, Millicent Smith and Beth Thompson, and his faithful fur baby Gizzy.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years Brenda Rose Davis of the residence; one son Travis Davis and wife Amanda of Mullens; one daughter Melissa Dye and husband Tim of Dallas, Georgia; one sister Becky Fulford of Mullens; three grandsons Huston Harden, Brandon Dye, and Travis Davis, one granddaughter Reed Jedra and her husband Jordan, and one great granddaughter Sierra Harden, and a sister-in-law Lisa Goode of Starke, FL.
A Celebration of William's life will be conducted at 2:00PM Friday September 20, 2019 in the chapel of Roselawn Funeral Home in Princeton, with Rev. Roger Lusk and Rev. Butch Accord officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Cemetery in Princeton, with military graveside honors by Princeton VVA Chapter 628.
Family will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 1:00PM until time of the service on Friday at the funeral home.
Roselawn Funeral Home and Cemetery of Princeton is serving the Davis Family
Published on September 18, 2019


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Elaine Blackwell and AnnaHall
Sep 20, 2019
So sorry we could not be with you today. So sorry for your loss.God bless you and your family.
Dave Thompson
Sep 19, 2019
I look forward to seeing you again up there. Go with God , Travis. You were always one of the good guys. Always your friend, Dave
Danny Toney
Sep 19, 2019
I knew Travis my whole life, He’s been a good friend , I’ll see him again in heaven someday . R.I.P. My Friend !
justin Miller
Sep 18, 2019
I have many memories of Trav. going back to 1959. I will see him again. I cannot be there on Friday but I do pray that our most Gracious Father will grant your family much comfort!