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William Davis, AKA "Red", "Clockhead", of New Orleans, LA passed away suddenly as he answered The Lord's call on Thursday, November 28, 2019 at the age of 84. William is survived by his son, Lloyd A. Davis, daughter Lorraine Y. Davis and his cherished granddaughter Mia A. Davis. One brother Robert Davis of Jackson Mississippi, God brother Curtis Lee Ivory of Violet, Louisiana . He is preceded in death by mother Beatrice Ivory Gooseberry, father Lee Joy Davis, Sr., stepfather Henry Gooseberry, sister Mary Lee Davis Toles and brother Lee Joy Davis, Sr. He was a graduate of Walter L. Cohen Senior High School where he ran track and attended Southern University in Baton Rouge. William whole heartily loved his children and his one and only precious granddaughter who later became the Boss. He lived by the motto "It takes a village to raise a child". He loved playing golf and watching all kinds of sports. He traveled throughout the Southern Region playing with the Par Buster Golf Club. He won multiple trophies and monetary awards. Yearly traveled with family and friends to Atlanta for the Saint's rivalry game. In later years he attended Kinship Senior Citizen Center. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Relatives and friends, pastors, officers and members of Zion Travelers First Baptist Church, Cornerstone United Methodist Church, and coworkers of National Gypsy, St. Charles Elevator, Elwood Plantation, City of New Orleans Security, USDA, Orleans Parish Public Schools and Kinship Senior Citizen Center are invited to attend a funeral service at Zion Travelers First Baptist Church 406 Adams St. on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9:00am. Visitation from 8:00am until 9:00am. Interment Egypt Baptist Church Cemetery in Sibley, MS. Arrangements by D. W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave.