Jeffrey Layne Davis, 60, sincerely compassionate man who rose from bellman to general manager in hospitality industry

Jeffrey Layne Davis – a man with many, many friends, sincerely compassionate, extremely giving of himself, and his earthly possessions.

Jeff was born May 17, 1955 and went to be with our Lord on December 9, 2015.

He is predeceased by his parents, Victor L. Davis Sr. and Hilda L. Davis, step mother, Florence E. Davis, brothers Victor L. Davis Jr., John D. Davis and beloved sisters Sandy Davis and Linda D. Culpepper.

He is survived by his Brother Robert Davis, nephews; Victor Davis III, Brian Davis, Greg Davis, nieces Robin Davis and Jill Szalaj; sister-in-law Carol Davis, Melody Gehring, as well as the many, many friends that shared his life.

Jeff grew up in the Arrowhead neighborhood and attended Kempsville High School but graduated from Princess Anne High School in 1974. He worked in the hospitality business for most of his career. Jeff started as a bellman and worked his way up to general manager; he was one of the best at the Beach. Jeff was the General Manager of Station One Hotel for 25 years. He has been the Co-Manager of the Four Sails Resort for the past 8 years. Over the years he has taught many the real meaning of hospitality through his fine example.

Jeff found strength in Christ our Savior, and his grace was reflected in Jeff’s life. Many a tear has been shed, but rejoice fore we shall see him again in eternity.

Services will be held Monday, December 14th at 11 a.m. at Altmeyer Funeral Home 5972 Greenwich Rd. Virginia Beach. A private interment will be at Elmwood Cemetery in Norfolk the following service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org/donate. Condolences may be expressed at www.altmeyerfh.com.

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