Gerald Thomas Davis, Sr., 84, beloved husband, father, brother, uncle and grandfather, passed away on December 8, 2019. Jerry was born in Wilmington, Delaware in 1935. He served four years in the United States Marine Corps from 1953 to 1956. Upon discharge, he began a career as a mason. He worked for various companies, but spent the majority of his career at Burris Construction. He took great pride in the quality of his work.
Jerry was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed spending Sundays watching NASCAR races. Above all, he cherished spending time with his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother, Eugene and his brother, Ronald. Jerry is survived by his wife of 60 years, Sue; his two sons, Tom and Mike (Dana); his brother, John (Julia), and his four grandchildren, Ashley, Matthew, Rebecca and Chase.
A visitation will be held at the McCrery and Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway on Saturday December 14th from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. A Memorial Service will begin at 11:00 AM. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to the American Cancer Society.