Carol Davis joined his wife of 63 years, Ruth Black Davis at their new home in Heaven. At the age of 85, Carol passed away on Friday, May 29, 2020 at the Brian Center in Spruce Pine, NC. A native of McDowell County, Carol was born on July 3, 1934 to the late John Davis and Nellie Briggs Davis. Carol retired from Great Lakes Carbon Plant in Morganton, NC and was an active member of the Mount Mitchell Shriners. He was Pass Master of 237 Mystic Tie Masonic Lodge in Marion, NC and mentored many men through the years. Carol served in the United States Army during the Korean War. An avid Duke fan, Carol enjoyed following their games. He was a family man, who worked hard to supply the needs of his family. Carol loved his wife, children and grandchildren dearly and they meant the world to him.
Surviving Carol Davis are two sons, Phillip Davis and wife Donna Kay and Wayne Davis and wife Donna Lynn both of Marion; a daughter, Vickie Davis Biggerstaff and husband Michael of Spruce Pine; two sisters, Betty Jean Hunt and Patsy Clark and husband Eugene, all of both of Marion; two brothers, Lester Davis and wife Delores of Old Fort and Jerry Davis of Marion; three grandchildren, Dr. Melody Wrench and husband Ben, Laura Pittman and husband Jeff and Katie Davis, RVT; and one great grandchild, Brantley Wayne Pittman.
The family will receive friends on Monday, June 1, 2020 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Westmoreland Funeral Home in Marion. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Westmoreland Funeral Home with Dr. Tom Walker officiating. Interment will follow the service in Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children at P.O. Box 1525, Ranson, WV, 25438 or https://lovetotherescue.org/
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