DETROIT (WXYZ) - Funeral arrangements have been set for Don Davis, an award-winning entertainment trailblazer and banking industry tycoon who passed away at age 75. His death follows a brief illness.
Public visitation will be held at the Swanson Funeral Home, located on 14751 West McNichols Rd. in Detroit, Thursday, June 19 from 2:00 - 8:00 PM and Friday, June 20 from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
There will also be a Memorial Tribute Service Friday, June 20 from 6:00 - 8:30 PM at the Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts in Detroit.
A Celebration of Life Service will follow on Saturday, June 21 beginning at 10:00 a.m., also at the Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts.
Donations may be sent care of The Don Davis Scholarship Foundation, 44 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226.
Davis is known for his work in the music industry. During his time with Motown Records, Davis won three Grammy Awards and produced the hit song, "Disco Lady," the first single ever to be certified as Billboard Platinum.
Davis was also CEO and chairman of First Independence Bank, Michigan's only African American owned and operated commercial bank.
Davis is survived by his wife, Kiko, and three children.