Ivan Davis Sr.

February 13, 1971 ~ December 27, 2021 (age 50)


It is with sincere sympathy that Gatlin Mortuary Inc. announces the passing of Ivan Davis Sr. We are honored to be selected by his family to serve them with excellence through professional service.   ~Modern Day Services with Traditional Values~

Public visitation will be held on Friday at Gatlin Mortuary from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. The family will have a memorial service at a later date. 

Ivan Davis Sr . was born on February 13, 1971 in Valdosta, Georgia to Irvin Davis Sr. and the late Jimmie Lee Joyce Davis. He attended Valdosta High School, where he dominated the basketball court. Many called him “Cheese” because he had a smile that would light up the room. He was in Phi Beta Gamma Fraternity. He graduated High school in 1989, got married and had his first daughter. Ivan began working with the Valdosta Housing Authority, where he dedicated 7 years of service to his community. He then went on to pursue a truck driving career but unfortunately had to give up his dream due to sudden health concerns. Ivan decided to fully focus on maintaining his health and being an active father and grandfather to those who loved him most. He was an extreme family man and was never afraid to fire up the grill to get the party started.  

He is preceded in death by his mother; Jimmie Lee Joyce Davis.

He leaves to cherish his precious memories: Twelve Loving Children: Jasmine Davis, Ivana ReynaMeteus (Nicholas), LaShonda Davis, Ivan Davis Jr., Sycrete Lee, Ivanaka Jones, Keyanna Mcgee, Deja Spencer, Ivanson Davis, Trevion Mcgee, Areana Williams and Javiere Butts. His Devoted Father: Irvin Davis Sr. 10 Amazing grandchildren: Travis III, Starza III, Zachary, Arian, Winner,Kayden,  Skylar, Ava, A’ Moria, and Adonis. Loving Siblings: Irvin Davis Jr. (Pearlean), Calvin Williams, Maceo Duncan (Grace) and three sisters. Devoted Aunts, Uncles and Cousins: Isiah Davis Jr. (Catherine), Isaac Davis (Laura), Ivie Lee Davi s (Helen), Innis Davis (Geraldine), Gilda Hardin (Kenneth), Gretta Davis, Angela Pittman, Jimeson Davis (Cassandra), Walter Brooklin (Natasha ), Bosel Sirman (Stacie), Gerald Davis Jr. ( Shronda), Innis Davis Jr. (Debra). Special nephew and nieces Irvin Davis III (Markeitha), Shadrika Davis and Ieshia Davis, Loving friends: Arlette Renee Jackson, Shannon Lee Jackson.

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December 31, 2021

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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