Alvin Grant Davis
Alvin Grant Davis
  • September 6, 1938 - May 30, 2017
  • Acworth, Georgia

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Mr. Alvin Grant Davis, age 78, of Acworth, GA., passed away on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Mr. Davis was born on September 6, 1938 in Madison, Wisconsin, a son of the late Louis and Eleanor Gyland.
Mr. Davis graduated from Stoughton High School in 1957 and immediately joined the United States Marine Corps where he became a Lance Corporal. Following his military service Alvin went to work from Atlanta Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Local Union 72 and served as a Journeyman Plumber for forty years, retiring in 2000. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing and watching his favorite local sports teams such as the Atlanta Falcons, Georgia Tech, and the Atlanta Braves. Alvin was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather; he will certainly be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Along with his parents Alvin is preceded in death by his loving wife of thirty six years, Lourene Davis; foster sisters, Carol Gyland and Elaine Hermansen; foster brothers, Chester Johnson and Earl Johnson; sister-in-law, Judy Wall, in-laws Louis Wall, and Irene Wall.
He is survived by his three children, Kenneth Davis, Karen Stargel Clayton, and Julie Davis; son-in-laws, Randy Clayton and former son-in-law, Jerry Stargel; grandchildren, Trevor Harrison, Kayleigh Stargel, Joseph Stargel, Chase Clayton; great-grandson, Caden Harrison; nieces and nephews, Sue Thurresson, Ken Johnson, Chris Johnson, Dave Johnson, Earl Johnson Jr; and sister in laws, Rose Champaign, Doris Wall, and Sheila Wall.
A memorial service to honor the life of Mr. Alvin Grant Davis will be held at a later date. Please visit to share memories and leave condolences with the family.
Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home, 2950 North Cobb Parkway Kennesaw, GA 30152, has charge of arrangements for Mr. Alvin Grant Davis.