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Eric "DD Dog" Davis, Sr.

January 10, 1963 ~ May 16, 2022 (age 59)


Eric "DD Dog" Davis, Sr. 

January 10, 1963 ~ May 16, 2022 (age 59)

Mr. Eric “DD Dog” Davis Sr. was born to the union of James E. Davis Sr. and Emma Herron-Davis on January 10, 1963 in Jackson, TN. He departed this life on May 16, 2022 at Bolivar General Hospital at 3:43pm.

His graveside service was held on Tuesday May 24, 2022 at 12:00 noon at the Antioch MB Church Cemetery with Pastor Jermaine Shaw in charge.  Dixie Funeral Home was in charge of the professional service.

Eric was preceded in death by his father James E. Davis and his first wife, Teresa McNeal-Davis.

He accepted Christ at an early age and became a member of Antioch Baptist Church in Whiteville, TN where he remained a member until his homegoing.

Eric was educated in the Hardeman County School Systems.

He was a member of the Tennessee National Guard and served for six years. Eric loved working on the farm, selling his vegetables, dancing and making people laugh. Eric was a true comedian; to know him was to love him. “If you didn’t like DD, it was something wrong with you.”

Eric was united in Holy Matrimony to Teresa McNeal Davis on June 18 and to this union, two children were born. Eric was later united in Holy Matrimony to his current wife, Nikita Latoya Davis on June 12 and to this union, two children were born.

The precious memories of his legacy will be treasured by his mother Emma Davis: his loving and devoted wife; Nikita “Latoya: Davis: four daughters; Latasha Beard, Erica Davis, Erkijah Davis and Nakia Robinson all of Bolivar, TN: three sons; Eric Davis, Jr., Caleb Davis, and Carzavous Morrow all of Bolivar, TN: three beautiful granddaughters that he adored and gave him so much joy. Eric was a fun loving granddaddy that thought highly of his girls; Kumari Beard, Niketria Robinson, and Journi Futrell all of Bolivar, TN. His memory will also live on in the hearts of his loving brothers and sisters: two brothers; James Davis, Jr. and William (Mary) “Ray” Davis both of Bolivar, TN: six sisters; Doris (Preston) Wooden, Carolyn (Leon) Buggs, Patricia (Tim) Robinson, Sandra “Faye” (Chip) Brown, Augustine Anderson, and Connie (Scott) Martin: nine sisters-in-law; Sharhonda Morrow, Kasandra Dennis, Wendy Morrow, Dominique (Marcus) Mason, Tiffany Dotson, Tabatha Dotson, Kamry Dennis, Chelsey Dennis and Dominique Dennis all of Bolivar, TN: two brothers-in-law; Gary Morrow and Keon Dennis both of Bolivar, TN: mother –in-law; Gloria (Gary) Jones: father-in-law; Lonnie (Connie) Dennis: one special friend; Bernard Williams and a host of nieces, nephews, cousin and friends that he truly loved.


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 Service Program


24 Hour Viewing
May 23, 2022

12:00 PM
Jerome Boyd Chapel at Dixie Funeral Home
750 Bills Street
Bolivar, Tennessee 38008

Graveside Service
May 24, 2022

12:00 PM
Antioch MB Church
5320 Whiteville Newcastle Road
Whiteville, TN 38075

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