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Davis Greenway

October 19, 1923 - May 21, 2013
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Davis Greenway, 89, of Athens, GA passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2013. A native of Elbert County, GA, Mr. Greenway was the son of the late Thomas Jefferson Greenway and Annie Sue Davis Greenway. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Agricultural Engineering in 1949. After graduation he was employed by Asgrow Seed Company for 45 years retiring in 1994. His expertise was in seed research for Asgrow. It was in this capacity that he was instrumental in developing the Vidalia onion that is now a household name and is grown in Vidalia, GA. Mr. Greenway was highly respected by his company and his fellow co-workers. ...
Davis Greenway, 89, of Athens, GA passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2013.

A native of Elbert County, GA, Mr. Greenway was the son of the late Thomas Jefferson Greenway and Annie Sue Davis Greenway. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Agricultural Engineering in 1949. After graduation he was employed by Asgrow Seed Company for 45 years retiring in 1994. His expertise was in seed research for Asgrow. It was in this capacity that he was instrumental in developing the Vidalia onion that is now a household name and is grown in Vidalia, GA. Mr. Greenway was highly respected by his company and his fellow co-workers. His was selected as salesman of the year 3 times during his employment. Upon retirement he moved to Athens and enjoyed traveling with family and friends. He was an avid gardener and maintained a beautiful garden. He touched the lives of many people with his intellect, humor, integrity, and the ability to make you feel special when communicating with him. Davis was the epitome of a true southern gentleman.

Survivors include brother, Ed Greenway and wife, Rosa; sister, Gloria Barksdale and husband, Joe; godson, Scott Evans and wife Sandra, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 11AM Friday, May 24th in the chapel at Bernstein Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Ricketts officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 5-7PM Thursday, May 23rd at Bernstein.

Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the Prince Avenue Baptist Church Building Fund, 2131 Ruth Jackson Rd, Bogart, GA 30622.

Online condolences may be offered at www.bernsteinfuneralhome.com

Bernstein Funeral Home and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.

"Dear Greenway Family, For several years I rented a room from Mr. Greenway in Atlanta about 20 years ago in his little house in Peachtree Hills. I have fond..." Ken Collier (Atlanta, GA)

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