Catherine Jo McCaskill “Cathy” Davis

Published 11:20 pm Sunday, June 26, 2016

Catherine Jo McCaskill “Cathy” Davis

Sept. 16, 1961 – June 24, 2016

Ms. Catherine Jo McCaskill “Cathy” Davis, age 54, a resident of 103 Alderson Road, Smallwood, died Friday, June 24, 2016.

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Monday, June 27, 2016, at First Baptist Church in Washington, conducted by Dr. Greg Barmer. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery, Washington.

The following will serve as active pallbearers:  Reed Boseman, Mark Sillitoe, Kim Nicholls, Allen Farfour, Jeryl Rawls and Mark Hamblin.

Honorary pallbearers will be Daimir Angles, Cristain Valenzuela, Daryl Alligood, Russel Underwood, Jim Walker, Daniel McCaskill, Brian Nicholls, Kyle Nicholls, Nick Nicholls, Mark Hamblin Jr., Christian Hamblin and James Hamblin.

Ms. Davis was born in Southern Pines, N.C. on Sept. 16, 1961. She was the daughter of the Joan Stewart McCaskill and the late Charles Richard McCaskill. Ms. Davis was co-founder and co-owner of the Washington Racquet and Swim Club, which brought her to Washington. She was an avid tennis player in her day. Later, she operated the Shutter Factory for 11 years and worked in Human Resources at River City Construction.

Ms. Davis was a member of the First Baptist Church, the Lifestyles Circle of the Church, and the Bereavement Committee. She was also a member of the Washington Cotillion for many years.

She is survived by her two sons, Douglas “Craig” Davis Jr. and wife, Lindsay Rea Davis, of Pinetown, William “Will” Martin Davis of Greenville; brother, Michael McCaskill and wife, Teresa, of Aberdeen, N.C.; sisters, Connie Alligood and husband, Daryl, of Harrisonburg, Va., Carolyn Underwood and husband, Russell, of Sanford, N.C., Cindy Walker and husband, Jim, of Holly Springs, N.C.; grandson, Douglas Craig “Tres” Davis III, of Pinetown; mother, Joan Stewart McCaskill, of Moore Co., N.C., and six nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 26, 2016, at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington.

Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to the Widow’s Mite of First Baptist Church, 113 N. Harvey St., Washington, N.C. 27889.

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Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington is honored to serve the Davis family.