|Birth: ||Sep. 27, 1921|
|Death: ||Jan. 4, 2006|
s/w Ronada Lee Davis
Hoyt T. Davis, 84, of Mt. Pleasant passed away on Wednesday, January 4, 2006 at his daughter's home in Cushman.
He was born on September 27, 1921 in Guion, Arkansas and was the son of Floyd Davis and Dora Elizabeth (Timberlake) Davis Martin.
Hoyt was a retired truck driver and drove for Sims Wholesale Grocery Company. He was also a farmer and especially liked working with the mules. He was a family man and very giving. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was very proud to have served his country. He loved to watch wrestling and Wheel of Fortune on television while he ate Snickers bars. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant.
He is survived by his stepson: Doris V. Adams of Washington; two daughters: Virginia Story of Cushman and Leveda Tate of Melbourne; one stepdaughter: Phyllis Hightower of Mt. Pleasant. Hoyt is also survived by nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. His sister, Blanche Keller of Bethesda also survives him.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Rohoda Lee Davis; his second wife, Leota Davis; a stepson, Jimmie Adams; a stepdaughter, Lucille Caraway; a granddaughter, Jackie Hutchins; and six brothers, Claude Davis, Branson Davis, Hubert Davis, Hayden Davis and infant twin brothers.
Pallbearers will be Dr. Matt Gunter, Steven Story, Jonathan Story, Casey Hightower, Bill Sipe, and Bruce Adams.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Johnson, Johnny Bramblett, Steve Davis, Wesley "Red" Davis, Winston Davis, Leroy Davis, Tom Davis, and Jerry Keller.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday at the Campground United Methodist Church with Reverend Jim Black officiating.
Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.
Interment will be at Campground Cemetery in Bethesda under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville. (870) 793-4161
*Obit provided by Patti Heath
Floyd Davis (1886 - 1934)
Dora Timberlake Davis (1893 - 1980)
Leota M. Hames Adams (1912 - 1997)
Rohada Lee Davis (1918 - 1961)*
Hubert M. Davis (1912 - 1992)*
Hayden C Davis (1914 - 1934)*
Claud D. Davis (1916 - 1975)*
Blanche G. Davis Keller (1919 - 2010)*
Hoyt Timberlake Davis (1921 - 2006)
Branson R. Davis (1924 - 1984)*
Created by: C&P * LaPlante Files
Record added: Dec 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 17076625