Daniel Everett Travis, Jr., age 73 years, passed away on Saturday, October 19, 2013. He was a lifelong resident of New Orleans. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Hilda Jan Stevens of Columbus, Georgia. Son of the late Daniel E. Travis, Sr. and Betty McWhirter Travis. He is survived by his sisters, Patricia T. Smith of Metairie, Betty Travis Whidbee of Diamondhead, MS and his brothers William E. Travis (and wife, Nancy) of Pensacola, FL and Barry N. Travis of Diamondhead, MS, three nephews and 5 nieces. He attended St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School and Jesuit High School. He enlisted in the U. S. Army and after his discharge joined the Merchant Marines for several years before spending the rest of his career in the Maritime Industry. He was affectionally called "Captain Dan" by friends and co-workers. Private Services were held on Friday, October 25, 2013. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, New Orleans.
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Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Oct. 23 to Oct. 26, 2013