Clyde Clinton Davis

Published 11:09 am Tuesday, August 12, 2014

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Funeral Services for Clyde Clinton Davis, 88, of Picayune, Miss., who passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014, will be held Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at 11:00 am at McDonald Funeral Home Chapel.

Visitation will be Wednesday, August 13, 2014 from 10:00 am until 11:00 am at McDonald Funeral Home.

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Burial will be in New Palestine Cemetery under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home.

A native of Seminary, Miss., he was a Business Owner and a member of the Baptist Faith. Clyde spent his childhood in Seminary, Poplarville, Picayune, Gulfport, and Biloxi. He was not old enough to join the military so he changed his date of birth and joined the military and served in the Pacific in World War II aboard the U.S.S. Mississippi. He earned a Bronze Star in the Korean Conflict. He was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and once acted as a post Commander. He worked as a carpenter in New Orleans and a Wichita Lineman. He owned Clyde’s Bar in the Roseland Park community.

He was preceded in death by his wife of over 51 years, Wyna Mitchell Davis; parents, Will Davis and Bertha Loveless Davis; three brothers, Douglas Davis, Clarence Davis, Austin Davis; sister, Dimple Davis Mitchell.

Survivors include his three sons, Byron Davis and wife Yuki, John Davis and wife Angela, Mark Davis; four grandchildren, Michelle Haynes and husband Joshua, Brianne Guillott and husband L.J., Brittany Davis and husband Ronald Hunter, Clint Davis; three great grandchildren, Yahmana, Andi, and Jalen; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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The family would like to thank the staff and volunteers of Biloxi Veteran’s Administration Hospice for the superb care he received there in his final days.