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In Memory of

Guy Foster Davies

December 6, 1931 - August 8, 2017

Obituary


Guy Foster Davies (85) died peacefully on August 8th as a result of ongoing health problems. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia December 6, 1931 to Goldie (Huddleston) and Guy Davies Senior. Guy attended Russell High School in East Point and was a sergeant in the United States Air Force, where he served at Hunter Air Force Base during the Korean conflict. He was a member of the first graduating class of Georgia State University in 1956 where he was awarded a degree in marketing. After graduation Guy joined Standard Oil of New Jersey and...

Guy Foster Davies (85) died peacefully on August 8th as a result of ongoing health problems. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia December 6, 1931 to Goldie (Huddleston) and Guy Davies Senior. Guy attended Russell High School in East Point and was a sergeant in the United States Air Force, where he served at Hunter Air Force Base during the Korean conflict. He was a member of the first graduating class of Georgia State University in 1956 where he was awarded a degree in marketing. After graduation Guy joined Standard Oil of New Jersey and in 1957 he began a lifelong career with the American Mineral Spirits Company, which evolved into the Pure Oil Company and finally into Unocal. After working in Gainesville, Memphis, Tampa and Miami he was transferred back to Atlanta as the General Manager of the Southeastern Region of Unocal's Chemical Division. In 1984, he was promoted to the General Manager of Distribution Supply with worldwide responsibilities. Guy received a Life Time Achievement Award from the AARP Tax Aide program for his work as the State of Georgia Publicity Coordinator. He retired in 1988 when he and his wife Doris began to travel extensively. His boat, the Seagull, was docked at Lanier Harbor and offered the Davies many leisure hours. He was predeceased by his parents and older son Gary Davies. He is survived by his wife Doris; son Greg (Terre) Davies; stepsons, Ted (Becky) and Bill (Mary) Geiersbach; 6 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Guy's honor to the Mount Vernon Towers Memorial Fund. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, August 27th from 4 until 6 in the afternoon at Mount Vernon Towers, which is located at 300 Johnson Ferry Rd NE in Sandy Springs.