Davis, Billie Henry-89 of Knoxville, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013 at home surrounded by his family. Bill was a WWII Veteran and served in the Navy aboard the USS Fogg Destroyer Escort from 1942-1945. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of Rockford Lodge. Bill owned and operated Volunteer Floor Covering, a building contractor and a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by parents, Daisy Cordelia (Johnson) and Stewart Morocco Davis; sister, Elizabeth Pruitt; brothers, Buddy, Murrell, Joe and Jack. Bill is survived by wife of 72 years, Maxine (McDaniels) Davis; son, Richard and wife Louise; daughter, Billie Jean and husband Ted Esch; grandsons, Rusty (Nancye) Esch, Ricky (Lisa) Davis, Robby (Cheryl) Esch and B. J. Davis. Great grandchildren, Cody Davis, Spencer Davis and Katie Esch , Kari Rader, Steven Litton, Chelly (Kyle) Steadman, JoDee Schenk and Will Schenk; great great grandchildren, Sophia and Leo Steadman, several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Wednesday, May 8, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 pm in the chapel of Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway. A memorial service will follow at 8:00pm with Rev. Joe Chandler and Jack Cooper officiating. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 2500 Maryville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920. Condolences may be offered at www.berryfuneralhome.com.