Sunday, January 01, 2023

Former Alabama Trucking Chairman Jerry Davis dies at 87

The Alabama Trucking Association’s Board of Directors is saddened to pass along the news of the passing of Mr. Jerry Davis, who died Friday, December 30, 2023. He was 87.

Mr. Davis was an executive for Birmingham Freightliner and a longtime supporter of Alabama Trucking, serving as its Chairman of the Board in the 1990s. For more than three decades, he was a faithful servant to our group and a trusted ambassador for the state’s trucking industry for many years donating time, talent, and resources to our efforts to foster and improve the state’s trucking industry.

We are grateful to have known him and express our condolences to the Davis family and the Birmingham Freightliner organization. May his soul, and the souls of all the departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

A visitation for Mr. Davis is set for Tuesday, January 3, 2023, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Ridout’s Southern Heritage Funeral Home, 475 Cahaba Valley Road, Pelham, AL 35124, followed by a service of remembrance for Mr. Davis at 11:00 a.m.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Davis family.