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William "Bill" Davis Jr.

1930 - 2014
William "Bill" Davis Jr. Obituary
William "Bill" Davis Jr., 84, passed away Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. Graveside service: 10 a.m. Tuesday in Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: Will be held one hour prior to service time at Greenwood. Memorials: Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Salvation Army, 229 E. Felix St., Fort Worth, Texas 76115. Bill was born Aug. 25, 1930, in Fort Worth. He played basketball at Polytechnic High School and then went on to play at SMU. Bill served in the Marine Corps and fought in the Korean War and was at Guadalcanal. He married Virginia Bell on Aug. 19, 1955. Bill went on to work in sales for IBM Corporation and Pitney Bowes Inc. After he retired, he volunteered for numerous charities and church organizations. Bill was a terrific father and grandfather and will be deeply missed. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Bell Davis, and his parents, William C. and Mary Davis. Survivors: Daughters, Marilyn Smith and husband, Steven, and Helen Pryor and husband, Lewis; grandchildren, Sean and William Smith, Lauren Eastman and Lesley and Caron Pryor; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Published in Star-Telegram on Nov. 24, 2014
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