Obituary of Augustus Lushington Davis, III
Augustus Lushington Davis, III, 'Gus,' passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022, at his home in The Regency Monroe Twp. He was 71 years old. Gus was born in Philadelphia, PA to Augustus Lushington Davis, Jr. and Audrey Draper Davis. He graduated from Moorestown High School in 1968 and furthered his education at Guilford College in Greensboro, NC. He received his BA degree in History and also played on the baseball team for four years. Upon graduation, he moved to southern Connecticut. He later lived in Princeton Junction where he and his wife, Ann, raised their family. He has resided in The Regency, Monroe Twp. since 2018. He worked in beauty packaging and supply chain for several employers over the course of his career including, Chesebrough-Ponds, Inc., Richardson-Vicks Division of Procter & Gamble, Avon Products, Inc., Bath & Body Works, boom! Creative Development LLC, and finally The Pause Group, Inc. in New York City, NY where he worked as a Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Operations and Logistics. He was inducted into the NJPEC Packaging Hall of Fame in May 2004 and was honored by the YMCA of Greater New York Harlem Branch Black Achievers in Industry in March 1990. Gus also served as a member of the Board of Trustees for De La Salle Academy in New York City, NY, and Guilford College in Greensboro, NC. He loved watching professional Philadelphia sports teams and was a proud coach of his children's youth sports teams.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Ann (Marulli) Davis of The Regency, Monroe Twp., his daughter, son-in-law, and grandson, Stephanie Fanelli, JB, and Beau of Denver, CO, his son, Eric Davis of San Francisco, CA, his brother, Carl Davis and his wife Lisa of Palmyra, his mother-in-law, Maria Marulli of Seymour, CT, his sister-in-law, Cesarina Thompson and her husband Ken of Oxford, CT, two nephews, CJ Davis, and Brian Thompson, his niece, Christina Thompson, and many other extended family members.
Visitation will be from 3-6 pm on Thursday, January 13, 2022, at the M. David DeMarco Funeral Home, Inc. 205 Rhode Hall Rd. Monroe Twp., NJ 08831, 732-521-0555. A graveside service will take place at 11:00 am on Friday, January 14, 2022, at Lakeview Memorial Park 1300 Rt. 130N Cinnaminson, NJ 08077.
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