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Willie B. Davis Jr.

February 22, 1945 ~ June 24, 2021 (age 76)
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Willie B. Davis Jr., US Army Veteran, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on June 24, 2021 at the age of 76.  Beloved Husband of Lea B. Davis nee Holmes.  Devoted Father of Tramell (Joyce) Davis, Toni (Charles) Hunter, and Toi Davis.  Loving Son of the late Willie B. Sr. and Lucy Davis.  Fond Grandfather “Popi” of Jordan and Jeremy Davis and Chace and Maya Hunter.  Dear Brother of Jessie (Marilyn) Lewis, Charles (Beverly) Davis, Donald (the late Gloria) Davis, Claudia Eiland, Elizabeth Marie (late Gregory) Swansey, Sandra (James) Smith, Larry (Romelia) Davis, late Kenneth Davis, late Marvin Davis, late Robert Davis, and late Catherine Williams-Davis.  Dear Uncle of many nieces and nephews.  Loving Friend of Albert “Boo” Powell.  Willie was an avid Fisherman.

Family and Friends are to gather for the visitation Friday, July 2nd, 2021 from 3:00-8:00 PM at Russo’s Hillside Chapels, 4500 Roosevelt Rd, Hillside, IL 60162 (located between Mannheim & Wolf Road).  Family and Friends to gather on Saturday, July 3rd, 2021 at First Baptist Church, 2114 Main St. Melrose Park, IL 60160 for the visitation at 10:00 AM until the funeral service at 11:00 AM.  Interment Oakridge Cemetery.  For additional info. call (708) 449-5300.

Despite new CDC guidelines, Effective May 13, 2021, Russo’s Hillside Chapels requires ALL INDIVIDUALS entering the Funeral Home, regardless of your vaccination status, to wear a mask or facial covering.


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July 2, 2021

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Russo's Hillside Chapels
4500 Roosevelt Road
Hillside, IL 60162

Celebration of Life
July 3, 2021

10:00 AM
First Baptist Church
2114 Main Street
Melrose Park, IL 60160

July 3, 2021

Oak Ridge Cemetery
4301 Roosevelt Road
Hillside, IL 60162

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