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Davis Wetmore


1939 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Davis Wetmore Obituary
Davis Wyatt Wetmore was born on May 12, 1939 in Galveston, Texas to the R. Admiral Sherman Baldwin Wetmore and Alys Elizabeth Baggett Wetmore, and he completed his journey in this world June 17, 2014 in Houston, Texas.
Those who paved this path before him were his parents, Sherman and Alys Wetmore; mother-in-law, Julia Hernandez; aunts, Ida Matilda Brooks, Harriet Elizabeth Wetmore, and Gladys Wetmore Griffin; uncle, Harry Davis Wetmore Jr.; sister-in-law, Maria Guillermina Del Villar; cherished niece, Jane Wetmore Nedrud; and cousins, Roderick Wetmore, Patty Baldwin, and Kingsly and Freda Baldwin.
He is survived by his one and only true love, his wife, Laura Marina Amelia Espinoza de Wetmore, whom he married in Aguascalientes Ags, Mexico on December 28, 1972; his beloved children, daughter, Marina Leticia Wetmore and son, Davis Anthony Wetmore; cherished son-in-law, Edward Scott Barret; and his most precious treasure and the light of his life, granddaughter, Amelia Osa Wetmore Barret.
He is also survived by his beloved brother, Sherman Bagget Wetmore; sister-in-law, Erica; brother-in-law, Jose Luis Del Villar, brother-in-law Hector Sergio Del Villar and wife Rosario, brother-in-law Victor Hugo Del Villar and wife Beatriz; and sister- in-law, Leticia Espinoza Hernandez; as well as his treasured Baldwin cousins and many adored nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. He loved all of his family very much and cherished his time with every one of them.
Davis graduated from Ball High School in Galveston in 1957, and went on to receive a bachelor's degree in business from the University of Houston. He was a proud alumnus and supporter of the Cougar football team, particularly when they played in the Cotton Bowl in 1979. He served in the Coast Guard Reserve following his graduation from UH, and later joined the Westcap Corporation as an investment banker.
A Requiem Mass will be celebrated today, Saturday, at 11:00 a.m., on June 21, 2014 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 10330 Hillcroft Street, Houston, Texas, followed by a reception at the church. A graveside service will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Galveston Memorial Park in Hitchcock, Texas.
To leave an online message for the family, please visit www.generationsfunerals.com or contact Joseph J. Earthman at 713-802-0000.
Published in Houston Chronicle on June 21, 2014
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