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Bobby Kenneth ‘BK’ Davis
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Bobby Kenneth “BK” Davis, 81, of Lakemont, lost his long fight with COPD, macular degeneration and pneumonia Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, with his wife of 61 years, Wilma Smith Davis, by his side at Habersham Medical Center.

He was born Nov. 23, 1931, in Habersham County to the late Carson Alexander Davis and Ollie Angeline Shirley Davis.

He is survived by: his wife; two sisters, Carol and Robert South of Hartwell and Mildred Barnes of McDonough; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Joe Stanley Davis.

BK was a graduate of Tallulah Falls School, a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He attended Smith Hughes Technical School in Atlanta for two years. His career was with Georgia Power Company for 35 years in the Atlanta division as a foreman. During his retirement years, he enjoyed his cattle and working in the hayfield, and also moving back to the North Georgia mountains.

The family received friends from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Beck Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at Lakemont Baptist Church, where he and his wife were married Dec. 14, 1952, by the Rev. Billy Burrell. Burrell, and the Revs. John Gipson and Jewel Gaines will be officiating the funeral service. Burial will follow at Rabun Memory Park with the Rev. Larry Brown conducting the graveside services.

Donations can be made to Paws 4 Life, P.O. Box 216, Clayton, GA 30525 in memory of Bobby Davis.

Beck Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at