Riceville - Zach Davis, 18, of the Riceville Community passed away unexpectedly Sunday, January 11, 2004.
A native of Buncombe County, he was the son of Robert and Karen Davis. During the last three summers he worked at Montreat Conference Center at the place he loved the Huckleberry Cafe. He was a varsity baseball pitcher and outfielder beginning in his freshman year. He loved to play songs on his guitar, with the Dave Matthew's band being his favorite.
In addition to his parents he is survived by his grandmothers; Peggy Davis, and Alice Barnwell and his girl friend of three years Megan Blackley.
Funeral service will be held at 7:00 PM, Thursday in the auditorium of Charles D. Owen Middle School with the Reverend James Lamb and B. P. Boyle officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until the service hour at Charles D. Owen Middle School Auditorium.
Burial will be at 11:00 AM, Friday at Mountain View Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers the family request that memorial contributions be made to Buncombe County Foundation, Charles D. Owen Baseball Field Fund, 99 Lake Eden Road, Black Mountain, NC 28711 or to the Zach Davis Trust fund at First Charter Bank, C/O Robert and /or Karen, P.O. Box 912 Black Mountain 28711.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Brigman's Funeral Service in Black Mountain.
A guest book is available online by visiting "Obituaries" at www.brigmans.com.