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Woodlawn Memorial Gardens
Tuesday December 29th, 2020
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E. Vaughn Wray Funeral Establishment
Wednesday December 30th, 2020

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Carl Davis

Carl Davis died Saturday December 17, 2020 in Bon Secours Maryview Mdeical Center, Portsmouth, Virginia

Carl Davis departed from this life and was called home to be with our Lord on December 19th, 2020. Carl was born in Newport, Rhode Island. Mr. Davis was heavily involved in Dunamis Christian Center in Hampton, Virginia. Carl loved the Lord with all of his heart. His favorite scripture was Isaiah 54:17.

Carl grew up in Caviler Manor Portsmouth, Virginia as a child. In his youth, Carl went to Little Flower Catholic School. After his time in high school, he enlisted into the United States Army, where he was a part of the 172nd Infantry Brigade. Upon his honorable discharge, he became employed at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard as a welder.

In 1987, Carl Davis started bodybuilding after being encouraged to lift weights by his church baseball team. Shortly after the beginning of his career, he won the Eastern Atlantic Classic, Capital City Classic and Neptune Festival for bodybuilding. Carl believes in, and was known for, staying fit and taking very good care of his body and was even featured in ‘’Flex” Magazine.

Carl’s family and friends describe him as a humble, hardworking and a passionate man who was caring, kind and dependable. He was a faithful servant of the Lord. His smile was alluring and his heart was enormous. He was a sweetheart without a doubt. His greatest strength came from his strong belief and love for our Lord Jesus Christ. He often shared the word of God with those around him.

Carl Davis is predeceased by Father Samuel, Mother Antoinette, Sister Melahi, and Daughter Catrice. Carl leaves cherished memories from the love of his life Patrice Davis of 47 years, one daughter Tanznia, son Carl, son Carlton, with a host of grandchildren, 7 brothers, 2 sisters including his twin Carol, nieces and nephews with close nephew Shawn.

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I worked with Carl at the. Norfolk Naval Shipyard. He was a wonderful guy with a infectious smile and he was truly a man of God. He was a joy to work with. Rev. Dr. Chris Eason.

Chris Eason Jan 4 2021 12:00 AM

Carl Davis, my friend,my brother, my praying partner. We were like two peas in a pot. A very close and dear friend. We always had each other back. We always shared God's Word at work and lifted each other up. When you retired from the government job and left me, I felt like my world was upside down. But the present of your spirit gave me joy. RIH

Susan Brown Dec 30 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Carl Davis

Susan Brown Dec 30 2020 12:00 AM

Carl was a true friend. We you see him he would always give you that infectious smile. Im going to miss you brother.
Vernon Bennett

Vernon Bennett Dec 30 2020 12:00 AM

To the Family of Carl Davis I pray Gods Strength, Comfort and Peace to you all. I had the privilege of serving in ministry with Carl. I remember the countless conversations we would have every Sunday morning at the door while we waited for our Pastor and 1st Lady. How Carl would practically pick me up off the ground when he hugged me and always tell me how much he loved me. We shared so much with each other at that door, its so hard to imagine that we will never hug again. Even in the end in true Carl fashion you made sure I knew you loved me. I can only imagine you now with your loving Father and being the servant you are Im sure by now youve already ask Jesus if there was anything He needed Rest well Carl and even though Heaven has definitely gained an Angel , I have definitely lost a friend but more importantly a brother

Rhonda A.Driver Dec 29 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Carl Davis

Judith Henderson Dec 29 2020 12:00 AM

Carl will always be remembered by me for his beautiful personality and his smile and his stylish way of dressing. But most of all for his love for the word of God and how he earnestly and sincerely prayed from his heart. He will be sorely missed, but always in my heart. My BB heartfelt heartfelt condolences to his family and friends. Sweet dreams Carl. Take your rest in the arms of Jesus.

Judith Henderson Dec 29 2020 12:00 AM

I will never forget the love Brother Carl giving doing the time the loss of my young son. He hug me so tight, and ask me was alright?. I wasn't alright ,but I knew if I didn't tell him I was ok he was going some how make me feel better. I truly going to miss him, I really felt his guinwin love and that smile that u had to return it back to him.. A smile that light the room. His love for God, im assure he at peace in heaven. Brother Carl I will never forget you. And I will see u again. I know you an Eric talking and laughing. Im going to miss you at church and yelling at pastor. " u teaching pastor E." DCC is going to miss u. Go in peace my brother. Love Melissa.

Joshua and Melissa Brailey Dec 29 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Carl Davis

Lesha Neal Dec 28 2020 12:00 AM

I am deeply saddened yet happy to have met and worked with Carl. He was a very humble man yet powerful in his presence. We often had positive intelligent conversations when we worked together and I often learned something new from him daily. He would give you half his sandwich if he saw you was hungry.
(Which I Ate A few times). He was truly a Light At The Tide. May He Rest In Power and His Memory Bring a Smile to Someone During this Time of Sorrow. He made me smile and laugh many days when I worked with him. May Peace Come to His Family Cause He Was a Good Man...

L. McCoy Dec 28 2020 12:00 AM

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