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Bob Davis

Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Friday at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Haltom City, Texas. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Greenwood Funeral Home in Fort Worth.
The family requests that donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Happy Hill Farm for Children in Granbury, Texas, or Meals on Wheels.
He was born Feb. 17, 1928, in Union City to the late Clarence and Lela (Lancaster) Davis. He attended the University of Tennessee at Martin before enlisting in the U.S. Air Force and serving during the Korean War at SAC-Carswell Air Force Base in Fort Worth.
During this time he met and married his beloved wife of 56 years, the former Martha Cothren. He then attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering. During his professional career he worked at the Texas Highway Department and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, where he retired, specializing in bridge design and construction.
He was active in Boulevard Methodist Church for many years, and in recent years was an active member of St. Luke United Methodist Church. He enjoyed volunteer work, especially delivering Meals on Wheels. He was a modest, loyal man who greatly valued his friendships.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Davis; his sister-in-law, Mary (Cothren) Nolley; and two nephews, Earl Harvey and SFC Matthew Harvey.
He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, J. Greg and Jean Davis of Cedar Park, Texas, and Mike and Megan Davis of Richardson, Texas; two daughters and his son-in-law, Donna and Charles Hannon of Allen, Texas, and Patricia Davis of Charleston, S.C.; nine grandchildren and their spouses, Katherine Hannon, Valerie Hannon, Joelle Hannon and John Cropp, Caryn Davis, Capt. Andrew and Sarah Davis, Cherisse Davis, Joseph Davis, Peter Davis and Rebecca Davis; his niece and her husband, Ruth Ann and John Crofton of Brookshire, Texas; his nephew and his wife, Bill and Sandra Harvey of Cypress, Texas; numerous great-nieces and great-nephews; his brother, Dean Davis of Florida; and many more dear family and friends.

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