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Robert Lee "Bob" Davis

Thursday, January 20, 2005

Born 5-7-1928 -- Died 1-14-2005

Robert Lee "Bob" Davis, 76, was born the son of the late Raymond Elbert Davis and Verna Ethel Cousins Davis, on May 7, 1928 in Thayer, Mo. and died Jan. 14, 2005, in Memphis, Tenn.

He was united in marriage May 25, 1951, in Salem, Ark. to Bernice Norman who preceded him in death Feb. 8, 2001.

He is survived by two brothers, Ted Davis and wife, Nina, of Ada, Okla., and Ronnie Davis and wife, Barbara, of Olive Branch, Miss., a sister-in-law, Doris Gladin of St. Louis, Mo., and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a nephew, Bruce Davis; a great-nephew, Chad Stacey; and a brother-in-law, Dillon Gladin.

He worked as an engineer for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad until he retired.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Thayer, Mo. and will be greatly missed by his family and those who knew him.

The graveside service was Jan. 17 at Thayer Cemetery with Bill Bales officiating. Direction under Carter Funeral Home Inc. of Thayer.