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 Darold Warren “Doc” Davis

Darold Warren “Doc” Davis

Birth
Frazier, Buchanan County, Missouri, USA
Death 17 Mar 2017 (aged 96)
Abilene, Taylor County, Texas, USA
Burial Abilene, Jones County, Texas, USA
Plot Section 2, Row N, Site 412
Memorial ID 177508756 · View Source
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Darold W. (Doc) Davis, age 96, of Abilene, TX passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017 in Abilene.

Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at The Hamil Family Funeral Home, 6449 Buffalo Gap Road, Abilene.

Burial will be on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene.

Darold was born in Frazier, Missouri to John and Audrey Davis on December 13, 1920.

He went to school in Topeka, KS, and graduated from Topeka High School.

He attended Washburn University before enlisting in the U.S. Navy. He was a pilot and veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict, and was awarded three Distinguished Flying Cross awards, five Air Medal awards, two Navy Commendation Medals, two Presidential Unit Citation awards, and a WWII Victory Medal China service. He was squadron leader of VA113 (Stingers), and Air Operations Officer on a carrier.

Darold was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor C. Davis, his son, Thomas L. Davis, and stepson, John Gartner.

Darold is survived by Darold W. Davis II (Laura), Connie L. Shewchuk (Michael), Melodee R. Davis, Karen L. Livingston (Wayne), LuAnn Gartner, and Steven Gartner, and several cousins. He has fourteen grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren.

If desired, memorials may be sent to the donor's choice of charity. The family wishes to extend our thanks to the staff of Wesley Court and Kindred Hospice for their kindness and care given to Doc.


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HUSBAND, FATHER, PATRIOT


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  • Created by: Dennis Alan Deel
  • Added: 18 Mar 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 177508756
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Darold Warren “Doc” Davis (13 Dec 1920–17 Mar 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 177508756, citing Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene, Abilene, Jones County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Dennis Alan Deel (contributor 46590424) .