Timothy Willie Davis, Sr.
December 2, 1956 - January 28, 2023
Timothy Willie Davis, 66, passed away peacefully in his home on January 28, 2023. Timothy was born in 1956 to Norman B Davis and Dorothy W Davis in Manhattan, NY. He was raised in Queens, NY where he attended public school with his siblings. After he graduated from John Bowne High School in Queens, NY in 1974, he went on to join the United States Army where he served from 1974 to 1977 as an E4 Specialist. He received several medals during his service, most notably as a Sharpshooter, M16. After he was honorably discharged from the army, he attended Bladen Technical College in Dublin, North Carolina where he received his degree in auto mechanics before moving to Fort Lauderdale, FL. He later settled in Desoto, TX in 2008 where he would spend the remainder of his days with his family.
He enjoyed cooking and traveling with his family. His sons and daughter brought him his greatest joy and he enjoyed speaking of them fondly to family, friends and others he met. He was a very generous soul, willing to give even the shirt off his back to those around him, especially his family.
Timothy was predeceased by his parents, Norman and Dorothy Davis, siblings Norman B Davis III, Leonard Rodney Davis. He was also predeceased by his godmother, Tecora Payne, who had a big influence on Timothy’s life and was like a second mother to him. He is survived by his siblings Jacquelyn Davis of White Oak, NC, Robert L Davis of White Oak, NC, Tecora Carolyn Richardson of Jersey City, NJ, Delores “Lois” Davis of Jersey City, NJ; children: Timothy W Davis Jr, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, Rodney Johnson of Converse, TX, Juwanna Lawrence (Marcus) of Desoto, TX; goddaughter: Prescilla Michelle Asmar of Kingston, Jamaica; grandchildren: Aylivia M Singleton (29), Danae SL Davis (26), Deionte AT Davis (25), Aryeh Davis (21), Saje Tierne Lewis (21), Juwan Kendell Kelly (20), Jazmin Jayla Davis (17), Joselyn Jenelle Lawrence (16), Markaya Christina Lawrence (2); and 2 great grandchildren, Kaidyn A Bailey (7), Aleyna Asmar (8), and a host of nieces and nephews, family and friends.