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Jim Guidry Commentaries Hurricane Ike Remembered
In Remembrance
Richard Davis, Sr.
Carnes Brothers Funeral Home

Richard Davis, Sr.Richard Davis, Sr., 94 of Galveston, died on Wednesday, September 5, 2007 at John Sealy Hospital in Galveston, Texas. Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 15, 2007 at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home, 1201 Tremont, Galveston, Texas. Graveside services will follow at Grace Memorial Cemetery in Hitchcock, Texas. Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm, Friday, September 14, 2007 followed by a wake to be held from 7:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

Richard was born October 20, 1912 to James Davis, Sr. and Lilliie Dillard Davis in Washington County, Texas. He attended school in Washington County and lived there during his early adult life. There he met and married Lizzie L. Williams and later moved to Galveston in 1944 with his family of 4 children. He learned the mechanic trade while working and was considered a proficient mechanic at the time of his retirement in 1971 after many years of dedicated service. He was an avid hunter of rabbits having learned this hobby as a child. He raised and trained Beagle hounds, selling them, training the man and dog together so they would understand each other while hunting. He was a Mason in the Prince Hall Lodge of Texas and was a member of Mount Calvary Baptist Church of Galveston.

Preceded in death by his parents, wife of 68 years, Lizzie Davis, sons, Richard Davis, Jr. and Roosevelt Davis, daughter, Vera O. Bouldin, two brothers and one sister, Richard is survived by his son, Clarice Davis, Sr. of Houston, Texas; sister, Willa B. Hughes and brother, Streling Davis both of Galveston; numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends.

Pallbeaers will be family and friends.

The family would like to express their thanks to Dr. Elmer B. Vogelpohl, Jr. and the nurses of Unit 10-A at John Sealy Hospital for their excelent care for Richard.




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