MR. ALBERT DAVIS
Albert Larry Davis was born on June 15, 1939, in Washington, DC, to Alexander Davis and Anna Hipkins Davis. He had three brothers, Alexander Davis, Jr. (Martha Jo), Arthur Allen Davis and Golden Maurice Davis (Deborah) who preceded him in death. His sister, Ruby Davis-Jett (Walter) currently resides in The Villages, Florida.
Albert graduated from McKinley Technical High School in 1957. Albert married and had two daughters, Lucinda Diane Davis who preceded him in death in September 2013 and Leslie Carol Davis Byrd (Willie). Albert was blessed to have one granddaughter, Shawnta N. Eldridge-Brown (Andrew) who preceded him in death December 2015 and one grandson Darius Thomas Byrd.
Albert joined the US Air Force in 1957 and sewed tours in London, England and Columbus, Ohio. Upon being honorably discharged from the military, Albert accepted a position with the United States Postal Service in Washington, DC and later with the Prince Georges County, Maryland Postal Service where he served in a supervisory position. After more than thirty years of service with the US Postal Service,
Albert accepted a position with Southern Maryland Hospital where he worked before officially retiring to be the full»time caregiver for his wife, Florenzia Elizabeth (Linda), to whom he was married and devoted to for nearly 40 years. Albert enjoyed watching his Westerns every day when he had the time and loved gll Sports. His favorite football team was the Washington Re skins. As a true Redskins Fan he had all of the Jackets and Caps to prove it.
In April 2017, Albert moved to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to be closer to his daughter Leslie and her family. Leslie, her family and her mother, Doris Sawyers, cared lovingly for Albert until he passed.
Albert passed suddenly on August 26, 2019. He leaves to and morn his passing, his daughter Leslie Carol Davis-Byrd (Willie L. Byrd), his sister Ruby Davis-Jett (Rev. Walter Larry Jett), his grandson Darius Thomas Byrd and a number of nieces, nephews, great nephews, cousins and a host of other relatives and friends.
Graveside services will be held at Fort Lincoln Cemetery, 3401 Bladensburg Rd, Brentwood, MD 20722 on September 5, 2019.