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Oscar Raymond Davis
Birth: Nov. 26, 1926
Death: Jun. 14, 2009


Oscar Raymond Davis 82, of Memphis, passed away June 14, 2009, at Methodist Hospital, Germantown, TN, after a short illness. A lifelong Memphian, he was born on November 26, 1926, to Joseph Jefferson Davis and Ruth Aola Baskin Davis at St Peter's Hospital, Memphis, TN. Mr. Davis served in both World War II and the Korean War in the United Stares Navy on various ships and at different ranks. After the wars he joined the City of Memphis Fire Department in 1956 and retired in 1983 from the City of Memphis General Services. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Nancy Doerr Davis of Memphis, and a son, Ray Paul Davis, of Heber Springs AR. He also leaves behind a brother, Billy Frank Davis of Allen, TX; a nephew, Billy Frank Davis, Jr., also of Allen, TX; a niece, Ruth Davis Zurka of Southaven, MS, and numerous cousins, grandnieces, and grandnephews together with two brothers-in- law, Larry Doerr and Ken Doerr. He was a member of West Frayser Baptist Church whose Pastor, Mark Vigus, will officiate at the funeral services. Visitation will be Wednesday, June 17, from 10-12 p.m. with a service to follow at 12 p.m. both at Family Funeral Care. Interment will be at West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery. "Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live." John 11:25, KJV. Family Funeral Care (Published in The Commercial Appeal on 6/17/2009)
West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Section GG, Site 17717
Created by: Carole McCaig
Record added: Jun 17, 2009
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