William Larkin Davis Jr., 82, active Newport News Public School System volunteer

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William Larkin Davis Jr.
William Larkin Davis Jr.

William Larkin Davis Jr. died Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at the age of 82.

Bill was born in York County and was a lifelong Peninsula resident. He was a member of Asbury Wesleyan Church, was an active volunteer with the Newport News Public School System, a Korean War U.S. Army veteran and was an avid gardener. Bill retired as a field engineer with NCR after 36 years of service.

He is survived by his wife of 33 ½ years, Barbara; sons, Larkin Davis and his wife, Roslyn, of Newport News and Scott Davis and his wife, Danette, of Grass Valley, California; his daughter, Pam Davis Steele and her husband, Bobby, of Newsome; his sister, Mildred Davis, of Yorktown; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 15, 2015, at Amory Funeral Home, Grafton. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 16, 2015, at Asbury Wesleyan Church, 605 Harpersville Road, Newport News, VA 23601. Interment will be held at Providence United Methodist Church Cemetery, Yorktown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Asbury Wesleyan Church building fund.

Please leave online condolences for the family in the comment section below. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home.

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