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Roy Austin Davis

September 13, 1940 ~ October 5, 2018 (age 78)
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Roy Austin Davis, 78, husband of the late Jean Buchanan Davis, of 609 W. Springwood Drive, Seneca, passed away Friday, October 5, 2018, at GHS Cottingham Hospice House. 

A native of Robbinsville, NC, Mr. Davis was the son of the late James Lee Davis and Christine Smathers Hedrick. He retired from Duke Energy. Mr. Davis was a member of the Seneca Masonic Lodge, Hejaz Temple and Seneca Baptist Church. 

Mr. Davis is survived by his son: Russell Davis (Debbie) of Greenville, TX; daughter: Candi Davis of Seneca, SC; sister: Betty Jean Abernathy of Asheville; and one granddaughter: Rebecca Davis. 

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM, Monday, October 8, 2018, at Davenport Funeral Home. 

Funeral services will be held at 7:00 pm Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Townson-Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Robbinsville, NC, where Masonic Rites will be conducted by Robbinsville, Masonic Lodge #672.  The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 pm Wednesday at the Chapel, prior to the service. Committal services will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Mountain Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Robbinsville, NC. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Oconee Hospice of the Foothills, GHS Cottingham Hospice House, Attn: Foundation Office, 298 Memorial Drive, Seneca, SC 29672.

Townson-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Davis family.  An online register is available at

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