Dwight Wray “Mouse” Davis, 59, of Sanderson died on Sunday, March 3, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. He was born to the late Les and Bonnie Alford Davis on July 1, 1953. Mr. Davis was an avid hunter who enjoyed watching Florida Gator football and NASCAR racing and spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Cindy Davis; lifelong friend Linda Davis; sons Dwight “Pete” (Rebecca) Davis Jr. and Brandon (Candace) Davis, both of Sanderson; daughters Lenor (Donnie) Rosier and Mindy Davis (Michael), both of Sanderson; brothers Larry Davis of Middleburg, Allen (Paula) Davis of Sanderson and Roger (Melissa) Davis of Taylor; sisters Marilyn (Kenny) Barnes, Diane (Mike) Craig and Cheryl Davis, all of Sanderson; mother-in-law Ellen Holly of Orange Park; step-mother-in-law: Carolyn Parish of Macclenny; brother-in-law Lee (Trina) Parish of Macclenny; sisters-in-law Lindy (Skip) Richardson of Glen St. Mary and Christa (Casey) Marion of Jacksonville. He was preceded in death by his parents and his father-in-law L. E. Parish.
The funeral service was held at 11 am on Wednesday, March 6 at Dinkins New Congregational Methodist Church with pastors Allen Crews and Tim Alford officiating. Interment followed at Cedar Creek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Mr. Davis’ name to First Coast Oncology/Transportation Division to help offset the transportation cost for cancer patients. Forbes Funeral Home of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.