Douglas Bryan Davis, Sr.
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Funeral Services for Douglas Bryan Davis Sr. will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, September 12, 2013 in the chapel of John Kramer & Son with Rev. Bill Ledbetter from Durant, Oklahoma officiating. Interment will follow in Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery, Gardner, under the direction of John Kramer & Son.
Douglas Bryan Davis, Sr., 87, of Alexandria, passed away Saturday, September 7, 2013 in Stanfield, North Carolina.
Douglas is preceded in death by his parents, David Isaac Davis and Jessie Mae McGinnis Davis; and four brothers, Calvin Davis, Winston Davis, Renay Davis, and Troy Davis.
Mr. Davis was a World War II and Korean War Veteran. He was a former Lubbock Police Department Officer and a Deputy Sheriff for Lubbock County Sheriff's Department in Lubbock, Texas. He was an Air Traffic Controller for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for 32 years. He was the FAA Air Traffic Representative (ATREP) to the United States Air Force at England Air Force Base in Alexandria, Louisiana, and the Air Traffic Manager (ATM) at Esler Regional Airport in Pineville, Louisiana for 18 years prior to his retirement in 1989. He was a member of the Alexandria, Louisiana Moose Lodge where he served two terms as "Governor of the Lodge." Mr. Davis was an Honorary Member of Sheriff William Earl Hilton's Alexandria, Louisiana Sheriff Patrol. Douglas also served on the Board of Directors for the Heart of Louisiana Federal Credit Union for 13 years. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Alexandria, Louisiana.
He is lovingly survived by his wife of 59 years, Stella Middleton Davis residing in Stanfield, North Carolina; three sons, Douglas Bryan Davis, Jr. and wife Ruthie Bergeron Davis of Alexandria, Louisiana, Bobby Lee Davis and wife Debbie Darling Davis of Stanfield, North Carolina, and Michael Bret Davis and wife Debbie McAdams Davis of Kenner, Louisiana; three sisters, Melba Clements and Marilyn Thompson, both of Lubbock, Texas, and Alice Ledbetter of Colorado Springs, Colorado; 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, September 11, 2013 and from 8:30 a.m. until time-of-service Thursday, September 12, 2013 at the funeral home.
Pallbearers honored to serve will be Bobby Lewis Middleton, Bobby Lee Davis, Jr., Michael Davis, Jr., Bradley Davis, Spencer Davis, Normand Stewart, David Davis, and Lonnie Kent Gross.
Honorary Pallbearer will be Sammy Gloriosso.
To extend online notes of condolence to the family, please visit us a www.KramerFunerals.com.
Kramer Funeral Home
2905 Masonic Drive Alexandria, LA 71301
Published in The Town Talk on Sept. 10, 2013