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Richard Davis
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Birth: unknown
Death: Aug. 26, 2004

Movie Stand-in/Stunt man, Memphis Mafia member. Mr. Davis joined the inner circle of the Memphis Mafia after Elvis was dishcarged from the U.S. Army. Well liked for his quit wit, his jobs varied from being one of the stand-in/stunt men for Elvis Presley in 23 films, for which he was a inch shorter than Elvis which required him to wear lifts in his shoes, to body guard and wardrobe manager. He also was one of the very few who witnessed the meeting between Elvis and The Beatles in the mid 60s at Elvis' home in California. He left Elvis' employ in 1971 and remained friends with Elvis until his death in 1977. Mr. Davis worked for Stax Records as a promotions director, worked for Warner Brothers Records and most recently as a security guard for Horseshoe Casino until his retirement two years ago. Mr. Davis had a great relationship with Elvis' estate and the fans, for being one of only a few for not selling out and cashing in on Elvis' fame. In 2001, he enjoyed fatherhood for a second time around, triplets. He was 64. (I cant locate a DOB at this time. He died in Southaven, Mississippi) 
 
Burial:
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Created by: Allcalmap
Record added: Aug 27, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9371695
Richard Davis
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- Lorraine Blake
 Added: Dec. 27, 2006
I know you and Elvis are having a wonderful reunion in Heaven with Charlie, Alan Fortas, James Kingsley, etc, Elvis is definetely not alone. God Bless Kim and your babies and may they find peace and may you watch over them everyday of their lives.
- Melody
 Added: Oct. 5, 2006
Rest in peace.
- David C
 Added: Sep. 26, 2006
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