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Vincent Llyonell Davis
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Birth: Dec. 3, 1959
Madison County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 11, 2002
Dallas County
Texas, USA

Vincent was born in Alton, Illinois on December 3, 1959 and gave his life in the line of duty on February 11, 2002. Vincent was fighting a 6 alarm fire at Creekside Hills apartment complex when a 2 story brick wall fell on top of him and crushed him. Vincent was taken to Methodist Hospital where he died at apx. 7:00 p.m. The fire drew more than 100 firefighters, 19 engines and six ladder trucks. He leaves to mourn his passing his wife, Dorothy; his children, Tiffany King, Kiara Davis, Brittany Davis, Vincent Davis & Breyana Davis all of Dallas; mother, Ethel Davis, sisters, Mary Patterson and husband Albert, Joan Henderson and husband Stanley & Zelma Davis all of Alton, Illinois; brother, Wilbert Davis, Jr and wife Gloria Jeanne of Bloomington, Illinois; grandchildren, KeAndre`, Jazmyn & KeVaun also from Dallas along with many other loving relatives and friends who knew and loved him. Vincent was preceded in death by his father, Wilbert Davis, Sr. Vincent was a dedicated Fire and Rescue Officer and a certified Paramedic for the Dallas Fire Rescue Department for 11 years. He attended Alton, Illinois Public School system and graduated from Illinois State University in 1981 with a bachelors degree in Industrial Technology. He was an all American high-jumper. He was a member of Friendship West Baptist Church, the Black Firefighters Association, the Methodist Hospital softball team and the Back draft Flag football Team. **Photos Courtesy Jon Freilich** 
Oakwood Cemetery
Upper Alton
Madison County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Sec. 16, Bl. 77, W part, Grave 5
Created by: Aimee
Record added: Mar 06, 2002
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