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Douglas Davis

January 23, 1934 — April 14, 2024


Douglas Davis, peacefully passed away on April 14, 2024, in Waco, Texas. Born on January 23, 1934, in Kansas City, Missouri, Douglas graduated from Newtown High School in Newtown, Missouri. A talented basketball player in his youth and the son of a farmer, he made the admirable decision to enlist in the United States Air Force at the young age of 17.

A member of the U.S. Air Force for over 30 years, Douglas was known for his exceptional service. Douglas received the rank of Chief Master Sergeant during his illustrious military career. Following his time in the Air Force, Douglas spent 20 years as a diligent manager at Varian Electronics.
On October 25, 1956, in Van Alstyne, Texas, Douglas married the love of his life, Cynthia Belle Brown. Their union was blessed with two children: Kim Davis and Keith Davis.
In addition to his professional achievements and dedication to his family, Douglas had a wide range of hobbies and interests that brought him joy throughout his life. He had a passion for photography, enjoyed immersing himself in books, he found solace on the golf course, and was skilled at various home improvement projects.
Douglas Davis will be dearly missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his beloved wife Cynthia Davis, daughter Kim Davis, son Keith Davis and wife Penny; grandchildren, Dillon Davis, Melanie Cocke and husband Scott, Hunter Tunmire, Jake Tunmire and wife Leanne; brother, Don Davis and wife Betty; numerous extended family and friends.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to all of the kind professionals who cared for him at Providence, St. Catherine's, and Heartis. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Salvation Army.

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