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Cedric James Davis Sr.

November 12, 1971 ~ June 19, 2020 (age 48)

Obituary

Mr. Cedric James Davis Sr. was born on November 12, 1971 to the union of Johnny and Linda Davis.

At an early age he accepted Christ and was baptized at Fleming Street Church of Christ.  Cedric, a faithful servant, he loved singing God’s praise, teaching Sunday school and serving as Assistant Pastor.

Cedric attended Longview ISD.  He was a proud Lobo and an outstanding defensive end, #33.  He graduated in 1990 and went on to play football at Ranger Junior College.  He later went on to graduate from the East Texas Police Academy earning certification as a Peace Officer.

Cedric began his career in law enforcement in 1995 at Gregg County Juvenile Detention, and later transferred to Gregg County Sheriff’s Office.  In 2004 he began patrol at Longview Police Department and served as a F.T.O.  Cedric had a passion for law enforcement.  He loved to help people and found serving in this role very rewarding.

Cedric was united in Holy Matrimony to Cynthia Sibley Davis in 1991 and to this union three children were born.

Cedric was preceded in death by his mother Linda Davis; siblings, Stephen, April and Danny.

Left to cherish Cedric’s memory is his wife of 28 years, Cynthia Davis; sons, Cedric Jr. and Kedric (Whitney) Davis; his baby girl, Taylor Davis; his father, Johnny Davis; grandchildren, Naomi, Neveah, Stephen and Kyree; brothers, Eric (Christy), Jason (Yolanda) and Brandon (Brittany); sisters, Marion (Mike) Henry, Ashley Davis, Melissa (Frederick) Moore, Faith Davis, and Hope (Terry) Okray;  in laws, Kathleen Sanders, James (Mattie) Sibley, Matthew Reese, James Sibley III, and Kiesha Edwards; nephews, Cameron, Jordan, Jeremy, Michael Jr., Devares, Jahleel, and Matthew Jr.; nieces, Jessica and Michala; a host of relatives, friends and his fellow officers.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 26, 2020

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Craig Funeral Home
2001 S. Green Street
Longview, TX 75602

Funeral Service
Saturday
June 27, 2020

11:00 AM
Alpine Church of Christ
610 E Loop 281
Longview, TX 75605

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