George A. Davis, Jr.

George A. Davis, Jr., 82, passed away at his home on Friday, April 12, 2024. He was a native of Roanoke, VA, and had lived in Newport News, VA, for 81 years. George served in the army for three years before going to work as a Radiographer for Newport News Shipbuilding, where he retired after 36 years. He was a graduate of Newport News High School, class of 1959. George enjoyed working on cars, a trade he learned while serving in the Army. He also enjoyed building things and working on computers, but his favorite thing was spending time with his family.

George was preceded in death by his loving wife of 42 years, Andrea V. Davis; father, George A. Davis, Sr.; and mother, Frances H. Davis.

He is survived by his daughter, Sharon M. Jenkins; son, William A. Davis; two sisters, Pamela Sue Davis and Charlotte Jean Orecchio; one grandson, Cody Jayce Jenkins; a host of nieces and nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles; his best friend, Scott Proctor, and furry companion, Lunar.

Visitation will take place on Friday, April 19, 2024, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., followed by a funeral service at 2:00 p.m. at Peninsula Funeral Home. The burial will be at Peninsula Memorial Park following the service.

If you would like to contribute to a charity, memorial contributions may be made to The Stroke Foundation ( or Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (


  1. Deane (Jackson) Van der Sommen

    Dear Pam and family, I am so sorry for your loss. My Mother spoke fondly of you, Andy, and Jean.
    My deepest sympathies to all of you.

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