Thomas T. Davis, Sr.

Sunrise: November 19, 1944

Sunset: May 6, 2024

Thomas T. Davis Sr. transitioned peacefully on May 6, 2024, leaving behind a legacy of love and cherished memories. Born on November 19, 1944, he is survived by his wife Willie Mae Davis and beloved sons, Tony, Thomas Jr. (Latasha), and Juan; adored daughter, Pearline. He is also survived by his sister, Daisy Davis Weddle (Elmer) and brother, Abdul-Khabir. He was preceded by his mother Mrs. Dorothy Davis Eason, his sister, Doris Davis Harris (James), and Roscoe Davis (Maxine).

Thomas’s journey began at Mt Hermon Elementary through I.C. Norcom High School, where he laid his educational foundation. This led to a life filled with warmth, kindness, and a strong work ethic. During his career, he was diverse in his skills working in the shipyard doing industrial jobs to later as an associate at Gwaltney Industries. Whatever the job, his commitment and diligence were evident to all who knew him.

Yet, it was in the simple joys of life that Thomas found his greatest happiness. He relished the pleasures of good food, the melodies of soulful music, and the comforting embrace of his family. His genuine affection for life was infectious, and his positive energy served as a beacon of hope to all who crossed his path.

Thomas will forever be remembered for his bright, kind eyes that reflected his gentle soul and his unwavering optimism that reassured others that everything would be okay. His love knew no bounds, and his memory will live on in the hearts of his wife, Willie Mae Davis; his sons, Tony, Thomas Jr., and Juan; his daughter, Pearline; his beloved niece, Lil Daisy; his nephew, Walter; grandniece, Sharron; grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

As we bid farewell to Thomas Davis Sr., let us carry forward the lessons he imparted through his life – to find joy in the simple things, to cherish the moments spent with loved ones, and to always embrace life with a spirit of kindness and optimism.

May his soul find eternal peace, and may his memory continue to inspire us all.

Viewing Thursday, May 16, 2024 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Service Friday, May 17, 2024 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Chapel Interment Lincoln Cemetery Portsmouth, VA

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    Virginia holliman says

    My condolences with
    The. Family

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    Beverly Dolberry says

    My sincere condolences to the family. From our Gwaltney/Smithfield family we are praying for you all

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    Linda Bush says

    My condolences to the Davis family Pops you will be missed ๐Ÿฅน๐Ÿฅน๐Ÿฅน love you all๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™

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