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W.W. “Dixie” Davis

Dateline – Clinton, South Carolina

W.W. “Dixie” Davis, age 73 passed away Sunday, June 6, 2021, at the Greenville Memorial Hospital.

He was born on April 18, 1948, in Marietta, Ohio and was a son of the late Watts and Cissie Davis. He was a US Army Veteran and later retired from the South Carolina National Guard retiring as a Sergeant. He was a retired employee of Whitten Center. He was a member and former deacon of Hurricane Baptist Church, a member of the Joanna Lions Club, Campbell Masonic Lodge, and Hejaz Shrine Club. Dixie was a volunteer of the United Ministries; the Crisis Center and Joanna-Woodson Elementary School.

Mr. Davis is survived by his wife of 51 years, Jean Crouch Davis; his sons, Mike Davis (Melissa) of Anderson, SC, and Brian Davis of Clinton; his brother, Tommy Davis (Sanna Kay) of Clinton; his sister, Lee Mercer (Danny) of Columbia, SC; his grandchildren, Lauren Cagle (Gary), Kay Davis, Dylan Davis (Kayla), Marie Davis; and his great-grandchildren, Gracelyn Cagle, Graydon Cagle, and Remy Davis.

A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, June 9, 2021, 4PM at Hurricane Baptist Church with Rev. Jake Patterson officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2:30 to 4:00 PM at the church. If you plan to attend the service, the family request that you please wear a face covering and follow CDC guidelines.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hurricane Baptist Church, 2763 Hurricane Church Rd., Clinton, SC 29325: United Ministries, 500 Academy Street, Clinton, SC 29325 or Joanna Lions Club, PO Box 72, Joanna, SC 29351.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at

Gray Funeral Home of Clinton

1 Comment

  1. Jeff and Joanne Adams on June 13, 2021 at 4:35 pm

    We were sorry to hear of the passing of Dixie. We knew him from our volunteering at United Ministries. Kind man with a wonderful sence of humor. He will certainly be missed.

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