Christopher Edward Davis


Christopher Edward Davis, 53, of Roxboro, went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at his residence after a short battle with cancer.
Chris was born in Danville, Va. on Feb. 11, 1966 son of the late William Edward Davis and Binnie Rose Yancey Davis. He spent most all of his life in the Ringgold, Va. and Roxboro areas where he worked for Shorewood Packing Corporation as a Human Resource Assistant. He was a graduate of James Madison University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. He attended Somerset Baptist Church in Roxboro.
Chris was a master judge for the Kansas City Barbeque Society. He was a fun and loving person who will be deeply missed by all that knew him.
On April 23, 2004, he married Linda Barrow Davis who survives of the residence.
In addition to his wife, Chris is survived by his grandfather, Clyde Puckett of Ringgold, Va.; children, Marie Abbott of Danville, Va., Jessica Abbott of Sutherlin, Va. and Chris Abbott of Christiansburg, Va.; his grandchildren, Rhianna Taylor and Lilianna Vogel both of Danville, Va. and Hayden Abbott of Christiansburg, Va.; honorary grandchildren, Miley Iahn and Maddie Iahn. “Poppi” as his grandchildren would call him held a special place in his heart.
Chris is also survived by sister, Charlotte Davis Collie and husband Chip of Ringgold, Va.; nephew, Eric Collie; and niece, Victoria Collie.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Wrenn-Yeatts Westover Chapel. Interment will follow the service in Highland Burial Park.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 - 1:45 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home and at other times at the residence of his sister, Charlotte Collie, 1284 Ringgold Church Road, Ringgold, Va. 24586.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation at PO Box 1848 Longmont, CO 80502.
Wrenn-Yeatts Westover Chapel is respectfully serving the Davis family.
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