William Wesley Davis, 94

Published 8:54 am Thursday, January 20, 2022

William Wesley Davis, age 94, of Cleveland, TN passed away peacefully on Monday, January 10th. He is survived by his two sons, James H. (and Michelle) Davis of Cleveland, TN and Gerald E. (and Mary) Davis of Cumming, GA; three grandsons, James C. (and Mary) Davis, Jeffery S. Davis, and Patrick W. Davis; one granddaughter, Kaitlyn M. Davis; three great-granddaughters, Jordan M. (and Nathan) Seebohm, Hailey A. Davis, and Morgan Davis; one great-grandson, Lincoln William Davis; one great-great-grandson, Bryson P. Seebohm; and niece, Staci Paff. He is preceded in death by his father and mother, Herman F. and Dossie A. Davis; his loving wife of 74 years, Luellen M. Davis; grandson, Brian Matthew Walker; and niece, Jean Breitung. William “Bill” is a veteran of World War II and was devoted to his country. Bill was a member of 242nd Infantry Regiment in the United States Army. He was called to service in 1944 making up the 42nd Infantry Division, also known as the “Rainbow” division, and stationed in Austria, Belgium, and France. After his duty in the United States Army, William went on to drive for Greyhound Bus Lines for 37 years. While residing in Somerset, Kentucky, he was an active member of the Burnside Masonic Lodge #634 and had achieved the level of 32nd degree Mason. His dedication to the Lodge and his Masonic Brothers spanned over 60 years. William was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He enjoyed spending time with his family, playing cards, and watching wrestling. He never met a dessert he didn’t like. Services for Mr. Davis will be held on Friday, January 21, 2022 at Pulaski Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. with a Masonic service conducted by the Burnside Lodge #634 at 11:00 AM and a saluting of the colors by the American Legion Post # 38 following the Masonic service. A poem will be read, and a dismissal prayer will be given by Bro. Vola Brown. The family will dismiss from the funeral home for a graveside service at the Double Springs Cemetery where military honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post #38. Burial will follow in the Double Springs cemetery. Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to assist the family.