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William Albon "Bill" Davis
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Birth: Mar. 5, 1932
Death: Jul. 6, 2007

William Albon (Bill) Davis was born March 5, 1932, in Lawton, Oklahoma, to Albon William and Thelma (Sapp) Davis and died July 6, 2007, in Oklahoma City after a long battle with cancer. Bill graduated from Classen High School where he was a member of various clubs as well as a letterman in football. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma where he was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity. He served as an officer in the United States Navy during the Korean War, receiving commendation and medals. He was one of the youngest officers appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Tacoma Naval Station. Bill was a founder and Director of the Nichols Hills Bank and was also a real estate developer and co-owner of several Hilton Hotels nationwide. Bill was presented the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award in 2004 by the Greater Oklahoma City Hotel-Motel Association in honor of his dedication, leadership and great industry knowledge, and was recognized as General Manager of the Year 1998. Bill was an avid historian, a collector of rare books and a published author. Bill was predeceased by his parents. Bill is survived by his wife, Linda, and five children from a previous marriage: sons, Gregory Davis and wife Elaine of Edmond, Doug Davis and Bradford Davis, and daughters, Jennifer Davis Pennywell and Stacia Davis Valleroy and her husband Russell, all of Oklahoma City. He has four grandsons, Weston and Colson Davis, John and William Woodcock and one granddaughter, Alexandria Davis. Also surviving Bill is his sister, Sandra Davis Malone and her husband George Dudley Malone; his niece and her husband, Kathy and Jim Johnson; his nephew and his wife, Phil and Sabrina Malone. Also surviving is Bill's cousin, Joel Whitten of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The funeral service will held Thursday, July 12, 2007 at 10:30 a.m., at Hahn-Cook/Street & Draper Funeral Home with burial following at Rose Hill Burial Park. 
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Burial Park
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Jean Davis
Record added: Jul 30, 2007
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