Gerald “Gerry” Martine Davis

Published 1:22 pm Saturday, May 23, 2020

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Gerald Martine Davis, 84, of Grandy, died peacefully on May 18, 2020 at his home. He was born in Thomasville on June 27, 1935 to the late Urban Ezra Davis and Frances Elizabeth Jordan Davis. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army. He became a civil engineer and worked at the Naval Weapons Station.

Gerry is survived by Emily Tolentino; daughters Barbara Silk and Alisa Bowman (Danny) all of Yorktown, Va.; grandchild Brandon Silk; and other family members. He was preceded in death by wife Sandy Davis, two brothers and a sister.

A memorial service with military honors was held May 22 at Twiford Memorial Chapel, officiated by the Rev. F. Joe Griffith. Flowers or a contribution to a charity of your choice in his name are welcome. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is assisting the Davis family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at

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