Harmon Boot Davis(1913 - 2013)

DAVIS Mr. Harmon Boot Davis, age 99, of Sanderson, Fla. died Saturday, Nov. 2, in the Acosta-Rau Center for Caring, Jacksonville, Fla. following and extended illness. He was born in Sanderson, Fla. on Dec. 30, 1913 and moved to Jacksonville, Fla. in 1952. He resided in Jacksonville, Fla. for over 60 years and moved back to Sanderson, Fla. in 2011. He retired as a custodian with the Duval County School Board after 25 years of service. As a young man he worked with the W.P.A. in the 1930's on the Baker County grade and power line installations, Asphalt Paving Company and Florida Maintenance both of Jacksonville, Fla. He was a member of the Pine Level Church, Baker County, Fla., a member of Masonic Lodge #217 of Baldwin, Fla. and three time Worshipful Master of the Lodge. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing bingo, playing the harmonica, mandolin, fiddle and loved farming. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gilford and Rosetta Williams Davis and his late wife, Aline Raulerson Davis. He is survived by four daughters, Nettie Jean Strickland of Leesburg, Fla., Maybell Davis Fraser of Macclenny, Fla., Marilyn (Delleanor) Raulerson of Sanderson, Fla., and Melanie Faye Davis of Jacksonville, Fla.: Two sons, William L. Bill Davis of St. George, Ga. and Warren Darrell Davis of Hilliard, Fla.: Four sisters, Louise Dinkins and Annie Ruth Combs both of Jacksonville, Fla., Ila (Carl) Taylor and Edith (John) Young both of Lake City, Fla.: One brother, Lester (Pat) Davis of Glen St. Mary, Fla.: Numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great- grandchildren also survive. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 A.M. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in the Pine Level Church, Baxter, Fla. with Rev. Fred Raulerson, Pastor, officiating and assisted by Rev. Gene Burnsed. Interment will be in North Prong Cemetery, Baker County, Fla. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 P.M. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at GUERRY FUNERAL HOME, Macclenny, Fla. Please Sign the Guestbook @Jacksonville.com

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Guerry Funeral Home - Macclennny
420 East Macclenny Ave  Macclennny, FL 32063

Published in the Florida Times-Union on Nov. 5, 2013