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Larry Gene “Ice Cream” Davis

Larry Gene “Ice Cream” Davis, 65, passed away Aug. 4 at his residence.

He was born in Red Bay to Albert Shelby and Earlue Childers Davis. He retired from teaching at Hamilton after 38 years. He drove a school bus for 29 years and coached basketball and girls track and cross country. He was a pastor for 44 years.

Services will be Aug. 7 at 2 p.m. at Shottsville Methodist Church with Bro. Jimmy Lucas officiating. Burial will be in Shottsville Cemetery.

Survivors include three children, Lagena Davis and husband Tony Fuqua, Laddie Davis and wife Misty and Laura Davis and husband Carlos Hines; 10 grandchildren, Selena Owens, Robert Davis, Onyx Hines, Destine Fuqua, Cody Davis, Rebecca Davis, Corwyn Fuqua, Lexton Hines, Richard Davis and Rachel Davis; one great-grandchild, Piper Rogers; two brothers, Billy Wayne Davis and wife Dean of Statesboro, Ga., and Jerry Lane Davis and wife Julia of Red Bay; and four nieces and nephews, Jeff Davis and wife Dana, Stacie Sutton, Jason Davis and wife Brandie and Jessica Jackson and husband Derek.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Shelby Heath Davis.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Davis, Jason Davis, Derek Jackson and Jeff Emerson.

Visitation was held Aug. 6, 6-9 p.m., at Shottsville Methodist Church.

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