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Ralph William Davis

March 21, 1943 — December 8, 2023

Deep Gap

Ralph William Davis

Ralph William Davis, of Deep Gap passed away at his home on Friday, December 8, 2023 at the age of 80. Mr. Davis was born on March 21, 1943 in Ashe County, North Carolina to the late John and Annie Mae Johnson Davis.  In addition to his parents Ralph was also preceded in death by one sister, Sue Smith.

A proud veteran, Ralph served his country honorably in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War, completing two tours overseas with valor and dedication. His commitment to his country extended beyond his military service, shaping his strong work ethic and values.

After his time in the Air Force, Ralph spent many years working for the Dr. Pepper bottling company in West Jefferson. His dedication to his job was matched only by his love for buying and selling cars. His passion for automobiles was evident to anyone who knew him, and he turned this passion into a successful business venture.

Mr. Davis is survived by his wife, Carole Segraves Davis, brother and sister-in laws, Johnny Calvin Segraves (Ollie), Brenda Simmons (Doug), Phil Segraves (Pat), James Lee Segraves (Caralee), Steve Segraves (Linda), Pat Blevins, Roy Segraves (Debbie) and Roger Segraves (Mary).  Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2023 at Ashelawn Memorial Chapel at 11:00am.  Burial will follow in Ashelawn Memorial Gardens with Military Rites.  The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00am one hour prior to the service.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the family in care of Ashelawn Memorial Chapel; 3470 US 221 N. Jefferson, NC 28640.

Ralph William Davis will be dearly missed and fondly remembered by all who had the privilege of knowing him. His legacy of service and hard work will continue to inspire those whose lives he touched.

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Wednesday, December 13, 2023

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