Billy Davis

Obituary of Billy Jesse Davis

Mr. Billy Jesse Davis, age 70 of the Tails Creek Community in Ellijay, GA passed on Sunday, March 17th at his residence.

Mr. Davis was born on January 16th,1949 in Ellijay, GA to his late parents, Ernest G. Davis and Rosa Logan Davis. Billy was a graduate of Gilmer High School, class of 1968 and served his country honorably U.S. Army. He was a member, deacon, and Sunday school teacher at Tails Creek Baptist Church in Ellijay, a co-owner of Pine Mountain Meat Processing, and was an employee at Orchard Junction for over 17 years. He is preceded in death by his grandson, Dakota Shope and his Brother, Dillard Davis.

Funeral Services will be held at 3:00pm on Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 from the Logan Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Billy Dotson, Rev. Brondy Davis, Rev. Shane Duggan, and Rev. Eddie Kerr officiating. Music and vocals will be by Harold Sanford, Tracy Abercrombie, Karen Kerr, and the Kerr Family. Military Honors will be performed by the North Georgia Honor Guard at the Logan Funeral Home Pavilion immediately after the service. Graveside interment will be in the Crossroads Baptist Church Cemetery with Jerry Baxter, Jeff Baxter, Byron Abercrombie, Ronnie Abercrombie, Mike Davis, Trevor Garrett, Harold Sanford, Tracy Abercrombie, Terry Payne, and Leon McClure all serving as pallbearers.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Wanda Barnes Davis of the home in Ellijay, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Bridgett and Lamar Shope of Ellijay, GA; grandsons, Dylan Shope and Carter Shope; niece and nephew, Michelle Davis Garrett and Mike Davis.

The family will receive friends from 4:00pm until 9:00pm on Tuesday, March 19th at the Logan Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Tails Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund c/o Tracy Abercrombie at 40 Fox Trail Court Talking Rock, GA 30175 in memory of Mr. Davis.

Logan Funeral Home & Chapel in charge of arrangements.