William Layman (Bill) Davis, of Cary, North Carolina, passed away February 22, 2020.
Born January 16,1938, in Marlinton, he was a son of the late Layman and Helen Davis.
Bill loved growing up in Marlinton, hunting and fishing along with other sports.
His fondness for Marlinton was shown by never missing attending Pioneer Days.
After retiring from the restaurant business, Bill fulfilled a desire to become a falconer. He was an avid falconer and helped many others engage in the sport.
He was a faithful member of Cary Presbyterian Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Larry Davis; and sister, Sybil Compton.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Carolyn; brother, James (Gunda) Davis; daughters, Kellie Hales and Tracy Patterson; sons, Sean Davis and Jeffrey Conrad (Natalie); seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, September 4, at 11 a.m. at Mountain View Cemetery in Marlinton with Rev. Gene Pierce officiating.
Visitation will be at 1115 10th Avenue in Marlinton.