Rodney Scott Davis Sr., 36, of Sanderson died Tuesday, April 10, 2012 after an extended illness. He was born August 8, 1975 to Rita Davis of Sanderson and Terrell Godwin of Taylor. He was a lifelong resident of Baker County and a member of Dinkins New Congregational Methodist Church of Sanderson. He was a member of Millwright Local Union #2411 of Jacksonville for 10 years and the Masonic Lodge #122 of Sanderson.Mr. Davis was an avid Georgia Bulldog fan and enjoyed spending time with family and friends, going to church, hunting, fishing and camping. He also enjoyed playing church volleyball and participating in Baker County Little League. He was preceded in death by his beloved Papa, Bud Davis of Sanderson and his grandfather Carl Godwin of Taylor.
Survivors include loving and supportive wife of 17 years Lori Davis; son Rodney S. Davis Jr.; daughters Kansas Joanna Davis, Katilyn Louise Davis, and Kassie Leann Davis, all of Sanderson; mother Rita Faye Davis of Sanderson; father Terrell (Patricia) Godwin of Taylor; sisters Lisa (Ben) Alexander of Nahunta, GA, Jamie Kay (Scott) Mann of Jacksonville and Katie Godwin of Taylor; his dearest grandmother Shirley Davis of Sanderson; numerous family and friends also survive and will miss him greatly.
The funeral service was held Friday, April 13 at 2 pm at his church with Revs. Tim Alford, Eddie Sanders and Allen Crews officiating. Interment will follow at Cedar Creek Cemetery, Sanderson. Forbes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.