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Bruce Alexander Davis, a First Lieutenant in the US Air Force, was born to the union of Josephine Butler Davis and the late Alphonse Davis, peacefully left this earth on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. Bruce leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Mary Kathleen Hunter Davis; his children, Angela M. Davis, Ariane Davis, Olivia T. Davis and Alexandria M. Davis; his grandchildren, Ashley Davis, Amber Davis, Aubrey Davis, Marcus Tibbs II and Myles Alexander Tibbs; his siblings, Col. Alphonse Davis (Sayonara), Cheryl Lynn Davis, Carmen Miles (Theodore), Wanda Hayes (John), Jeffrey Davis, Carey Davis, Jevelle Davis, Brad Davis, Shaundra Moore (James), Todd Davis, Craig Davis (Mina), Jannalyn Davis, Jolene Mash (Kevin), Jolette Parker (Clement) and his mother and father in love, Dorothy Brickley Hunter and the late Ben Hunter, Jr.; brother in love, Ben E. Hunter (E. Aminata) and Boris A. Hunter and best friends, Mike Hosein and Craig James. Also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Bruce retired from Sykes Communications in Deland, FL where he was a Customer Service Manager. He worked at the Peabody Hotel in Orlando, FL where he held the title of Telecom Manager; also as a manager at Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Kissimmee, FL. He was responsible for bringing up Islands of Adventure at Universal Studios in Orlando, FL. Bruce received a band scholarship to attend MS Valley State University; where he received his Bachelor of Art Degree. He was a proud graduate of St. Augustine High School in New Orleans, LA.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Service at DW Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave. on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 10:00 am; Rev. Moses Gordon II and Rev. Moses Gordon, III, co - officiating; Visitation will begin at 9:00 am; Interment: SE LA Veterans Cemetery, Slidell, LA; Arrangements by DW Rhodes Funeral Home, New Orleans, LA;