Mr. Glynn Eugene “Gene” Davis, 79, was called home to his Lord and Savior on June 8, 2022. He passed peacefully at home with his loving wife and family by his side and his favorite hymns playing in the background.
Gene was born April 12, 1943, in Charlottesville, VA to the late David Thomas and Lilie Davis. Gene proudly served in the US Army where he received electronics training. He was co-owner of Downtown Radio Service, INC since 1976. He was a longtime member, deacon, and Sunday School teacher at New Hope Baptist Church in Charlotte. Gene had a heart of gold and a very gentle spirit. He had a heart for missions and was involved with Charlotte Rescue Mission for many years.
Gene and Carolyn were married on December 7, 1968, in Martinsville, VA. They were married for 53 years, 151 days, and 13 hours before they said see you later on Wednesday afternoon.
Gene is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Gina and Charles James of Monroe, NC; son, Randy Davis of Indian Trail, NC; grandchildren Cody Newell, Kelly James, Luke James, and Madison Davis; great-grandchildren Caiden and Ryker Newell; brothers; Orville and wife Mary Davis of Abingdon, VA, Elvin and wife Karen Davis of Princess Anne, MD, Robert and wife Suzanne of Waxhaw, NC, Tony and wife Debbie Davis of Harrisburg, NC; sisters, Jan Morris of Harrisonburg, VA, Linda and husband Ed Morris of Richmond, VA, Norma Davis of Richmond, VA; mother-in-law, Mary Dell Richardson of Martinsville, VA; brother-in-law, J.T. and wife Barbara Richardson of VA; and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews. Gene is preceded in death by his parents David and Lilie Davis; brother Delmar Davis; and father-in-law Talmadge Richardson.
Gene’s “See You Later” Service will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at New Hope Baptist Church, 7841 Idlewild Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28212 at 11:30 am. The visitation will be held on Friday, June 10, 2022, at New Hope Baptist Church from 6 pm - 8 pm. The internment will be held at Sunset Memorial Gardens following the service.
A live stream of Gene's service may be viewed by going to New Hope Baptist Church Charlotte's Facebook page.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Charlotte Rescue Mission - Rebound ( https://charlotterescuemission.org/recovery-programs/rebound/ ) or the Alzheimer's Association ( www.alz.org ).
The family would also like to extend gratitude to Blessed Assurance Adult Daycare and Hospice of Union County for taking such wonderful care of our Gene, Dad, and Poppop.