Born October 1, 1943, in Southampton to Mabel and Charlie Davis, he attended Southampton Schools before entering the U.S. Army in 1962 as a cook, serving until 1964. He married Thomasina and had two sons, Dwayne and Vincent. In 1966, he moved his family to Hartford, Connecticut, where he studied to become a certified butcher. They remained in Connecticut until 1976 when they moved back to East Hampton. In 2003, he retired to Virginia with his wife.
One of Mr. Davis’s favorite things to do was to travel and visit family and friends. He made a point to stay in touch with everyone, and if he was not able to visit family, he... more