Reverend Eugene Davis, Jr. was born on June 24, 1954 in Leon County Florida to the late Eugene Davis, Sr. and the late Bessie Belle Davis.
At an early age, Reverend Davis decided it was time to accept Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior and joined Saint Phillip Primitive Baptist Church of Christ, where he sang in the choir. But as life moved on he moved his fellowship and landed at Paradise Missionary Baptist Church, where he became a member.
Reverend Davis was a loyal and faithful employee at the Florida Highway Patrol, where he worked for 28 years until he retired. He was an outstanding baseball player and amazing fisherman. Reverend Davis had many accolades that he accomplished. He received an Associate Certificate in Biblical Studies, graduating from Andersonville Baptist Seminary, a certificate of Ordinance from Paradise Missionary Baptist Church, also an Ordinance from Vision of Hope. On June 24, 2018, where he was installed as an associate Pastor under the guidance of Reverend Harvey Virgil.
With all his accomplishments, he still had more to come on July 30, 1998, he found his help mate, Tonya R. Wade, who became his devoted wife making a blended family of five daughters, Bridgette Malone, Elfi Davis Ragin (Samuel) of Tallahassee, FL, Keanna Davis, Shanicka Turner and Agasha Wade of Thomasville, GA.
He leaves behind to cherish his memories, one brother, Eddie J. Davis (Elizabeth) of Plant City, FL, four sisters, Rev Emma Davis, Alice Davis Marria (Reginald), Angela Davis Robinson, all of Thomasville, GA, Abbit Davis Haines (Trent) of Newton, GA; two uncles, Willie James Davis (Eddie Bell) of Rochester, NY, Richard Steven (Edna) St. Petersburg, FL; great aunt, Alan Ross of Atlanta, GA; twenty grandchildren, Shaketria Byrd, Kaleb Reynolds, Elona Canty, Samuel Ragin, Miesha Isom, Brianna Harrison, Jasmine Isom all of Tallahassee, FL.; Harlem Mays, Jordyn Wade, Verdasha Turner, Trinity Guion, Ja’ Remy Green, Jaiden Guion, Artherius Turner, JaMall Green, Journie Guion, Tyson Guion, A’zariya Guion, Kennedi Davis, K'Lyn Davis all of Thomasville, GA and four great grandchildren. He also leaves to cherish his memories, four brothers in law, Earnest Wade, Jr. (Lucille), Robert Harrison, Rev. Eddie Morris Wade (Linda), Larry Wade (Galor); eight sisters in law, Bessie Broadnax, Estella Sanford, Maydel Fryson, Queen Austin (Sanutos), Angie Prophet (Ellis), Mona Wade (Ronnie), Johnnie Mae Canidate, Eva Mae Mitchell (Thomas) and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family members.
Reverend Davis was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and two children.