Winfield E Davis
  • 56 years old
  • Date of birth: Jul 9, 1956
  • Place of birth:
  • Date of passing: May 27, 2013
  • Place of passing:
    Bradenton, Florida, United States
Let the Memory and Music of Winfield be with us forever. Always Loved, Never Forgotten. Peace...

This memorial website was created in memory of Winfield Davis, 56, born on July 9, 1956 and passed away on May 27, 2013. He will be remembered forever in the hearts of all those who loved him and in his beautiful smooth jazz music that he wrote and performed.  Please enjoy some of the music of Winfield Davis while you look at his photos and read his story and feel free to add a picture or post a story.....The first two songs are live studio performances....Enjoy!

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Shirlel Harper on 9th July 2017

"Today we celebrate the life of a great man. He was very present and kind every time I was in his presence"

This tribute was added by JoJo Simons on 9th July 2017

"Today we celebrate your birthday Bro!  Nothing is the same without you!  Miss you terribly but God knows best!  Until that great day Rest In Peace Field."

This tribute was added by ESTERLEY PATTERSON on 9th July 2017

"Today, you are in our memories because we are remembering your birth and celebrating in song and prayers. We will always miss you and you will always be in our hearts until we meet again. Mommie loves and misses you always."

This tribute was added by Douglas A Macarthy on 27th May 2017

"To my brother, partner, best friend and one of the inspirational person that I have ever met, way back when. Not a day goes by the I don't think of you. We shared a lot with each other and had a lot in common. I could relate to you and you to me. I miss you and love you, and can't wait until me again my friend! RIP, sorely missed but never forgotten!"

This tribute was added by Jean Foggo Simon on 27th May 2016

"Still missing you Winfield.  Been playing your music a lot lately.  We have many memories of you here in Oberlin, Ohio.  What a blessing you were to all of us.  Love, Aunt Jeanie"

This tribute was added by Don Huntsinger on 27th May 2016

"Winfield's creative passion was unparalleled, his performance seamless, his freindship invaluable."

This tribute was added by Elma Vaughn on 27th May 2015

"It is hard to believe that you have been gone two years. I miss our time together but God had something else in mind when he took you home. Love sis Elma"

This tribute was added by ESTERLEY PATTERSON on 27th May 2015

"Our memories will always cherish Winfield. He is our only son and brother. We are so lost without him. Because we have a deep and abiding faith in our Lord Jesus Christ, we know that we will see "Field" again one day. We miss you terribly "Field" and we feel so alone, not to see you or hear your voice. We will continue to pray for strength, while we listen to your music and enjoy your photographs. We will always love you.

Rest in the Loving Arms of Jesus, "Field"
Forever your loving mother, Mrs. Maude Davis
and sister Esterley Patterson


This tribute was added by Janis Goettler on 17th May 2015

"My old and dear friend,I just found out you are gone,I am so very saddened by your loss. I will miss your hugs,while running into you at the grocery very sorry to see you go.the lord has gained a wonderful musician."

This tribute was added by JoJo Simons on 3rd August 2014

"In Loving memory of my dear friend and brother Winfield.  I still can't believe God has taken you from us.  Words cannot express how much we love & miss this giant of a man who had so much love and kindness for everyone!  I'm so thankful & grateful that you shared your gift of music with us all!  Memories are golden!"

This tribute was added by ESTERLEY PATTERSON on 9th July 2014

"For the loving memory of my brother Winfield, words are far away from my family and I. Its too hard to believe that he is gone. His life was so enormous, that the only thing we do is concentrate on our memories and today, remember the day of his birth, followed by a life loaned for a short time. Our tears and our prayer, follow disbelief. We pray for that great getting up morning. Until then, with a wounded heart, no-one to tell my secrets too anymore. I will always love my brother "Field"."

This tribute was added by Phyllis Johnson on 9th July 2014

"Happy  Birthday in Heaven Winfield.  Missing your birthday calls.  Love always,  Phyllis"

This tribute was added by Elma Vaughn on 31st May 2014

"It has been a year and I miss my brother very much. Especially our long talks on the phone. I miss his laughter.  Also I miss his talent and his lust for life. I pray his light will forever shine thru all of us."

This tribute was added by Phyllis Johnson on 27th May 2014

"It's a year already, miss his smile and talks. It was a pleasure knowing him.  Love always"

This tribute was added by Marcy Myers on 27th May 2014

"Your picture still adorns our mantle. There is hardly a day that goes by that I don't grab a glimpse of you. Many great memories still float through our minds....Winfield, such a character and an intellect with so much talent in a vast array of subjects....You are missed and still thought of...."

This tribute was added by beverly williams on 27th May 2014

"wow a year,i miss this man more thing words can say he was my friend/boss and when I tell you he was good at both he was all that then some with a man like that you can never say enough bout him it hurt me when I found out bout the death of windfield months later when I find out i had told him happy birthday and  never got a thank you bev that's what he call me so I went on facebook cause am now bout to tell him hbd just to see people saying rip windfield that took a lot out of me,a good man gone home the last text I got from windfield was jun7,2013 at 11:00am and to this day its still on my facebook .to you Brenda thank you very much for keeping his fb page hope to see you on day soon."

This tribute was added by Diana Broomfield on 1st December 2013

"Winfield...such a sweet soul. I as many remember long phone conversations with you, mostly about music but about many things that made me call you friend. This site is such a great way for us who weren't there to say good bye and peaceful journey to express our admiration and love for a special friend.  I am sure you are the musical director in heaven, you are truly missed my friend, thank God for your musical legacy...MAUH!"

This tribute was added by Bruce Barber on 29th November 2013

"Winfield it's been six months since your passing. In some ways it seems as though it hasn't been that long, yet in other ways, it seems like an eternity. I miss the phone conversations which covered many, many, different topics. I will also miss eating with you, particularly takeout, you had this way of making it like art, from picking it up, to diving in, and wiping it out, it was always a pleasure! Music, Wow what a passion for music. Winfield, you had without a doubt for passion and love for music, than I have ever seen anyone love anything in my life. Winfield you had incredible talent!!
See you again someday my Brother, Love You!"

This tribute was added by Sis Simons on 18th September 2013

"I remember Winfield fondly from Ord Road School (Paget Primary), Bermuda.  More specifically I remember how he taught me to catch lizards with a long blade of grass and THEN chase our friends with the lizard.  Oh such fond memories of an early childhood.  He was purpose driven and full of life. Smiles and a feeling of peace should fill you as you remember Winfield.  God Bless You Brenda"

This tribute was added by Gordon Woolridge on 18th August 2013

"l have been gathering the many years of memories of growing up with my beloved cousin. It would be a great movie to share with you all. Winfield has left a legacy of love and harmony for all of us to cherish and pass on to our friends and family.
God Bless you Brenda. We love you!"

This tribute was added by Beverly Williams on 1st August 2013

"He's gone but never forgotten,u touch so many peoples heart,am going to miss talking to u on the phone telling u some of the things that u had told me be four.he was one hell of a boss if all bosses were like him people would b glad to get to work cause they know its going to b a good day with lots of fun."

This tribute was added by Beverly Williams on 1st August 2013

"I use to work for Winfield at the holiday inn express,he was the best boss any one could ask for he made sure u done what u had to do n he was there for u no matter what he would not tell u any thing wrong.when they wonted him to go to another hotel he took all his staff along with him he did not leave any one behind if u were n housekeeping,laundry,maintenance,u went r.I.p u will b miss."

This tribute was added by Marcy Myers on 1st August 2013

"Winfield, it was an honor to be in your presence. Dave and I will treasure the short time we knew you and we will meet you in a better place to continue our friendship.
With loving fondness,
Marcy & Dave"

This tribute was added by brian barber on 28th July 2013

"To my Brother.
You are a light that will never fade. My children always loved talking with you and seeing that huge loving smile. Sue & I, and the kids miss you Win.... We know your listing with that finely tuned ear to our words. We only have "3". We Love You ....."

This tribute was added by Wendy White on 25th July 2013

"I am so blessed to have known Winfield.  With such a calming, kind, appreciative demeanor, he always made people feel special.  It was such a pleasure to have cared for him.  My thoughts are with his spirit, family and loved ones."

This tribute was added by Jean Foggo Simon on 14th July 2013

"Gone too soon!  I still cannot believe that Winfield has left us.  He came to live with me in Ohio as a teenager along with his good friend, my nephew Anthony Ball.  So, "Field" became my nephew too!  I will miss his visits and hugs.  What a wonderful example he was to young people. He never gave up his dream of conquering music and many other pursuits. I loved him. Aunt Jeanie"

This tribute was added by Michael Edell on 13th July 2013

"Fondly, I would call him "Dubya" which he laughed at. Of all the folks I have met since coming to Florida, I can easily say that he is the one person I REALLY connected with both musically and personally. He was the greatest guy: truly enlightened and wise beyond his years. I feel blessed to have known him. I will always miss him."

This tribute was added by Carolyn Dixon on 13th July 2013

"Sound, music is the foundational essence of life. Winfield returned to his primordial essence but while he lived among us he personified it and brought it to life so that we through his music could touch into our own native essences. Play on! You and I touched briefly a few times  in the halls of music. May your soul soar in sync with  the universal primordial sounds. Jamila Dixon"

This tribute was added by Linda Finch Radacoy on 10th July 2013

"What a beautiful tribute to Winfield.  He was and still is a wonderful friend and mentor to so many people.  He may very well be in a better place but he will be missed dearly.  I'm very sad that Winfield is no longer with us.  May we meet again, my friend.  xoxo  Blanche"

This tribute was added by Brooke Barber on 9th July 2013

"Uncle Winfield was always smiling. I loved talking about music with him, and whenever we would talk about music he was always smiling, but serious. He was a very insightful and wise man. I will always miss him and he'll always hold a special place in my heart."

This tribute was added by Marilyn Benigno Barber on 9th July 2013

"I have many great memories of Winfield, he is greatly missed. The best thing I remember about Winfield were his great hugs, they made you feel so loved because you were getting this giant bear hug. Winfield also had a great laugh and smile, so cute! He was a wonderful human being and a class act. I am so glad I had the honor to know him."

This tribute was added by Brenda Cook on 7th July 2013

"We Celebrated the Life of Winfield Davis on his 57th birthday – which he loved celebrating -  so was the perfect way to honor his passion,  which was his music.  Winfield was an accomplished writer,  composer,  musician and bassist and the gift of his music will live on forever."

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