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“Rochelle, Sorry for the loss of your husband.Just know that he will be looking down on you and your family.May God Continue To Bless You and Your...Read More »
1 of 26 | Posted by: Valarie Meeks - Austin, TX

“Your family is in our prayers. May he RIP and may God bless y'all - always! ”
2 of 26 | Posted by: Becky Hays Shutack - Manor, TX

“What a great homegoing service for a wonderful man!! Thank you Davis family, you are forever in our prayers! ”
3 of 26 | Posted by: Shonequa Wesley & Trai Mosley - TX

“Erika, you and your family are in my prayers. May God continue to give you and family strength to bear this burden. I love you, Essie ”
4 of 26 | Posted by: Essie Brown - Houston, TX

“My heart goes out to my sister and my neice! I know greiving is a process but know that Sonny was a great husband, father and a real role model for...Read More »
5 of 26 | Posted by: Dmitri Thorpe

“Rochelle, So sorrry for your great loss. Prayers have been lifted for you and your family. Love you so much, Gee Rodriquez ”
6 of 26 | Posted by: Grisell Rodriquez - Austin, TX

“My prayers and thoughts are with the Davis Family.Mr Milton {Sonny)Davis will surely be MISSED BY MANY! ”
7 of 26 | Posted by: Curtis J Habbit - Austin, TX

“To the Family, I share your great loss, Sonny was a true sportsman, we shared many laugh on the softball field. Nothing but kinds word of...Read More »
8 of 26 | Posted by: Rodrick Brown - Austin, TX

“Rachael I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my heart and prayers ”
9 of 26 | Posted by: Tommy Poindexter - Manor,Texas, TX

“Mr. Davis, Little Sonny and I are truly going to miss you. I was crushed when I heard the news. You were a great grandfather to my son, and just a...Read More »
10 of 26 | Posted by: Alisha - Austin, TX

“Thoughts and Prayers going out to the Davis Family! Wendy, Peyton(Jeff's daughter), Jasmond and JaCory ”
11 of 26 | Posted by: Wendy Barnett - Austin, TX

“Wolf rest is now yours to enjoy your boys. In his eternal grace. ”
12 of 26 | Posted by: Martin "Marty" Reyes - Nu Katy, TX

“A great loss, Nu Katy has sent another one of theirs, to guide others. In directions of their hearts , needs. ”
13 of 26 | Posted by: Martin "Marty" Reyes - Nu Katy, TX

“It, was a big shock, when Tracy, told us. This man came into our lives, 40+ years ago. We tried to figure it out the other day. We couldn't Sonny...Read More »
14 of 26 | Posted by: Martin "Marty" Reyes - Nu Katy, TX

“Sonny you are going to be truly miss you are such a good person and sometimes the good ones have to go on home you are in our prayers and and god...Read More »
15 of 26 | Posted by: Juanita Johnson - Austin, TX

“To the Davis family, My Deepest Sympathies, I pray for strength that the Lord will hold each and every one of you in His Loving arms. May He continue...Read More »
16 of 26 | Posted by: Becky Briseno - Austin, TX

“Although I have only known Mr. Sonny a few years, I will truly miss seeing him laughing and smiling at Mike and John's baseball games and the Manor...Read More »
17 of 26 | Posted by: Keitha Chester - Manor, TX

“Such a kind man. No matter what he went out of his way to wave and say hello when I passed by in Nu Katy. Always made you feel welcomed. RIP Sonny. ”
18 of 26 | Posted by: R. Reyes - Manor

“My family you are all in my prayers. ”
19 of 26 | Posted by: Delores (Roscoe) Barnes - Austin, TX

“Uncle Sonny you will be very much missed by the Briseno Family. God Bless You, and May You rest in peace. ”
20 of 26 | Posted by: A friend

“To the FAMILY, continue to lean on GOD & each other. God says there is strength in numbers...your family has display that time and time again....Read More »
21 of 26 | Posted by: A friend

“we love yall so much the green family ”
22 of 26 | Posted by: renee green - austin, TX

“To the Davis family: It doesn't seem real or right, but God knows when we have fought our last fight. James, the brother of Jesus always...Read More »
23 of 26 | Posted by: Eric R. Tarver - Beeville, TX

“My prayers and condolences go out to your family ... ”
24 of 26 | Posted by: Henry Collins - Austin, TX

“To the Sonny Davis family, I am so deeply saddened by your loss. Sonny was a joy to work with at the City of Austin and I loved to hear about his...Read More »
25 of 26 | Posted by: Tranea Prosser - Austin, TX

“To the family of "Sonny". My prayers are with you all. Keep his memories in your heart. Rosie ”
26 of 26 | Posted by: Mz Rosie Whittington-Kindred/rosie@kazifm.org - TX


Milton "Sonny" Lee Davis Sr. was born on March 17, 1946 in Kimbro, Texas to the union of John Henry Davis Sr. and Annie Mae Collins Davis. Sonny was baptized at an early age and attended public schools in Kimbro and Elgin, Texas. After completing school, he worked as a truck driver. Later, he was employed and retired from the City of Austin. After retirement, Sonny stayed busy and was known as "Mr. Fix It." He always had a project and was determined to fix it! In his free time, he enjoyed following high school sports and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Sonny departed this life on December 25, 2012. He is preceded in death by his parents, John Henry Davis Sr. and Annie Mae Davis, maternal grandmother Ruby Lee Collins, two sons, Tondrict Givens & Milton Lee Davis, Jr., three brothers and three sisters. He leaves to cherish his memories his beloved wife of 32 years, Rachael Octavia A. Davis of Austin, TX; his five daughters, Erika Nicole Kinney (Roderick) of Sugar Land, TX, Mary Davis, Emma Davis, Carolyn Davis and Latasha Givens of Austin, TX and 17 grandchildren. He is also survived by five sisters, Pauline Davis and Marilyn Davis of Manor, TX; Debrah Davis, Annie Davis, Osie Nash of Austin, TX; four brothers, James "Stone" Davis (Connie Mae) and Kenny Davis of Austin, TX; Melvin "Butch" Davis (Wanda) and Michael Davis (Connie) of Manor, TX; a special niece & nephew, Barbara and Jeff Nash of Manor, TX; one aunt, Chester Lee Coleman of San Antonio, TX; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

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