WENDELL - Daniel Davis, 86, died Tuesday, April 21, 2009. Memorial services were Thursday, April 23, at East Wake Church of God, Wendell.

He was the son of the late Coy and Essie Hockaday Davis and was a WWII U.S. Army veteran, Military Police, where he earned five Bronze Stars.

Surviving: his wife, Emma W. Davis; children, Kathy D. Whitley (Kenneth) of Middlesex, Daniel Davis Jr. (Brenda) of Franklinton, Samuel Davis (Janis) of Youngsville and Wanda Davis of Knightdale; eight grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements handled by Strickland Funeral Home, Wendell.