Richard I. Davis Sr.

Richard Davis Sr. of Dorchester, passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2020 surrounded by his loving family.

Richard was born on February 19, 1927 to James H. Davis and Inez (McKnight) Davis. Beloved husband of the late Frances (Canzater) Davis. Loving father of Robert Canzater, the late Vivian Dickerson, and Richard Davis Jr. He also leaves behind his grandchildren, Riva I Davis, Ari Davis, William Dejesus, Cheryl [Canzater] Boyd and Regina Canzater. Three great grandchildren Milo Davis, Dakari Davis and Amelia Davis. Daughters in law Arnita Davis and Beatrice Canzater. Siblings, The late James Howard Davis Jr, Samual Davis, Martha Stith, Lulamae Henderson, Russell Davis Sr., and William McKnight Sr. Nieces and nephews: The late Cornell Davis, Larry Davis, Russell Davis Jr and William McKnight Jr. Cousins, Kevin Davis, Nathaniel Canzater, Alonzo Canzater, Lynn Davis and Deborah Canzater and a host of family and friends who will miss him dearly.

A private family service will be held followed by a private interment at Fairview Cemetery.