Obituaries

Robert Lee Davis

July 16, 1930 - May 31, 2017

Service

Graveside services with military honors at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 8th at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please donate to your local SPCA in loving memory of Bob Davis, who always loved his pets.

Robert Lee Davis, 86, died on May 31, 2017.

An honored and proud U.S Army Veteran who retired after 20 years, served three tours in Vietnam in 1967, 1968 and 1970 flying helicopters was awarded the Vietnam Campaign Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal and Soldiers Medal. He was also a longstanding and involved member of the Vietnam Helicopter Pilot Association and Fort Worth Pilots Association.

After serving in the military he went to work for Bell Helicopter in Fort Worth, served in management for Bell Helicopter Europe, Amsterdam, Holland and retired after 20+ years.

Robert is predeceased by wives Sallie Rhoads Davis and Barbara Jean Davis.

Survivors: Daughter, Carol Davis of Fort Worth; sons, Grant Davis and wife Mary Margaret of Fort Worth, Gordon Davis and wife Charlotte of Seattle, WA; step-grandchild, Erik Merrill of Brentwood; sister, Sylvia Davis Dawson and husband, Bill of West Palm Beach, FL; cousins, Billie Jean Roble of Charleston, SC; cousin, Joan Butler Tiller and husband, Sam of St. John’s, Newfoundland; and cousin John Butler and his wife of South River, Newfoundland.