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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Steve Davis.
Steve joined the Giles County Life Saving and Rescue Squad when he was fifteen years old and served faithfully for over fifty years. He was a lifetime member and Hall of Fame member of the VAVRS. As a youth he was baptized into the Christian faith in Narrows. He was retired from the Celanese Plant and The State of Virginia Health Dept, was a member of the Celco Fire Brigade and Giles County Hazmat Team.
We ask that you keep the family and our crew in your thoughts and prayers as we move through this difficult time.
Rest In Peace Steve, we’ll take it from here.
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