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 Mike Houston Davis

Mike Houston Davis

Birth
Townsend, Blount County, Tennessee, USA
Death 9 Nov 2006 (aged 88)
Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Ellenboro, Rutherford County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 17307465 · View Source
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ELLENBORO — Mr. Mike Houston Davis, 88, passed away Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006, at Mission Hospital in Asheville.

Burial: Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery with military honors accorded by Rutherford County Honor Guard

Mr. Mike Houston Davis, age 88, passed away Thursday, November 9, 2006 at the Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC.

Mr. Davis was born in Townsend, Tennessee on March 7, 1918 to the late James Shannon Davis and Louisa Dunn Davis.

Mr. Davis was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force having served during World War II as Sergeant and member of the 17th Photo Tech Squadron attached to the Third Army under the leadership of General George Patton.

He received his BS degree from Milligan College, Tennessee and his MS degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

He was a teacher and coach at Cool Springs High School from 1949 until 1953 and principal of Ellenboro Elementary School from 1953 until 1977.

Mr. Davis was a former Isothermal Community College Trustee. He was a member of the Oak Grove United Methodist Church where he was the Men's Sunday School Teacher.

After retiring his hobbies included Angus cattle farming and carpentry. Mr. Davis touched the lives of many as educator, coach, friend and father.



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  • Created by: Elizabeth Olmstead
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17307465
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mike Houston Davis (7 Mar 1918–9 Nov 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17307465, citing Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery, Ellenboro, Rutherford County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Olmstead (contributor 46772820) .