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Eugene Davis

May 8, 2023
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Eugene Davis, a resident of Birmingham, AL departed this life to eternal rest on May 8th, 2023. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, May 13th, 2023 at 2:00pm at Eastside Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Zion Memorial Gardens.

Eugene W. Davis was born on August 6, 1941, in Wilcox Eugene W. Davis was born on August 6, 1941, in Wilcox County, Lamison, Alabama to the late Lilton Davis and Mable County, Lamison, Alabama to the late Lilton Davis and Mable Bennett Dennis.Bennett Dennis. He confessed Christ at an early age.  After he moved to He confessed Christ at an early age.  After he moved to Birmingham, Alabama, he joined the New Hope Baptist Church Birmingham, Alabama, he joined the New Hope Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Gregory Clarke.  Later, he joined the under the leadership of Pastor Gregory Clarke.  Later, he joined the New Pilgrim Baptist Church and remained a member there until his New Pilgrim Baptist Church and remained a member there until his demise.demise. He was educated in the Birmingham School system and He was educated in the Birmingham School system and attended Kingston Elementary School, Thomas Middle School, attended Kingston Elementary School, Thomas Middle School, then Ullman High School.  He was employed with the Birmingham-then Ullman High School.  He was employed with the BirminghamJefferson County Transit Authority (MAX) as a bus driver for more Jefferson County Transit Authority (MAX) as a bus driver for more than 20 years where he retired.  He was an avid supporter of the than 20 years where he retired.  He was an avid supporter of the AA in Birmingham, Alabama and had been for over 40 years.  He AA in Birmingham, Alabama and had been for over 40 years.  He continued to volunteer there as an active leader.continued to volunteer there as an active leader. He was predeceased by his parents:  Lilton Davis and Mable He was predeceased by his parents:  Lilton Davis and Mable Bennett Davis; one brother, Earnest Bennett of Sacramento, CA; Bennett Davis; one brother, Earnest Bennett of Sacramento, CA; one sister, Maggie Davis of Mobile, AL and two sons, Marcus and one sister, Maggie Davis of Mobile, AL and two sons, Marcus and Marshall Houston of Birmingham, AL.Marshall Houston of Birmingham, AL. He leaves to cherish his memory a loving and devoted He leaves to cherish his memory a loving and devoted daughter, Delisa Brison, Kwamesha Sanders of Birmingham, AL daughter, Delisa Brison, Kwamesha Sanders of Birmingham, AL and Tammy Davis of Chicago, IL and a host of other family, loved and Tammy Davis of Chicago, IL and a host of other family, loved ones and special friends including, Robert Bean, Kenneth, Norma, ones and special friends including, Robert Bean, Kenneth, Norma, Juliette, Synethia Effinger, Jerry Coachman and Anthony Weldon.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
May 12, 2023

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Eastside Funeral Home Woodlawn
5523 1st Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35212

Funeral Service
Saturday
May 13, 2023

2:00 PM
Eastside Funeral Home Woodlawn
5523 1st Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35212

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
May 13, 2023

Zion Memorial Gardens
501 Tarrant Huffman Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35206

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