Herbert Ray Davis was born on September 7th, 1959 to Joseph and Margaret Davis in Philadelphia, Pa. Herbert was the second of four children born to the North Philly couple. Joseph Dwayne, Herbert Ray, Loren William, and Hugh Reginald the Davis brothers. He spent his childhood in north Philly where he graduated from Dobbins High School in 1976. By 1977 he enlisted in the U.S. Army using his plumbing trade to start a career.
He was stationed in Virginia during the early 80’s where he met his late wife, Robin Davis. Together they went on to have four children together Tanisha Marie, Joseph Loren, Marcus DeWayne, and Isiaah Jermaine.
He spent 22 years in the U.S. Army retiring at the rank of Sergeant First Class here at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah Ga. After retiring in 1999 he went on to eventually go back to doing what he loved working for the City of Savannahs Water Department. He retired once again in 2014 after 10 years with the City of Savannah. After fully retiring he was able to get into his dream home in Port Wentworth, Ga. Where he spent his time decorating his house, online shopping, and spoiling his beloved grandchildren.
Herbert passed away peacefully in his bed on November 28th 2023 at 64 years of age.
He is survived by his brother Hugh R. Davis, sister-in-law Angie Davis, his cousins Ron and DeDe, his kids Tanisha, Joseph, Marcus and Isiaah Davis, daughter in-law Shalandice Davis, nieces and nephew Shalonda Davis, Terran Davis and Jamise Clahar, and grandchildren Marcus Davis Jr, Brooke Davis, Jayda-Nicole Davis and NELLY DAVIS.
The Memorial Service will be held at Families First Funeral Care Friday, December 8, 2023 at 2:30 PM..Print This Obituary & Condolences