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William Crayton
Davis (Ssgt. Retired) Jr.

March 18, 1948 – September 22, 2018

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Obituary for William Crayton Davis (Ssgt. Retired) Jr.

William Crayton Davis, Jr. (Ssgt. Retired) 70, of Abilene, passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018. A graveside service will be held Monday, October 1, 2018 in the Texas State Veterans Cemetery with Iziar Lankford officiating, under the direction of North’s Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Sunday, September 30, 2018 from 11:00 A.M. until 12:00 P.M. in North’s Memorial Chapel, 242 Orange St.
Mr. Davis was born March 18, 1948 in Ravenna, Ohio to William Crayton Davis, Sr. and Mary B. (Frippe) Davis. He married Joanna Marie (Beverly) Davis on February 14, 2014 in Abilene, Texas. He entered the United States Air Force upon graduation from Ravenna High School, where he proudly served twenty years, retiring in 1988. After retirement, he worked for Ben E. Keith Foods, as a shuttle driver.
He was preceded in death by his parents. His siblings, Glory, Randy, David, Harry and Richard and former wife, Ora lee (Ephriam) Davis.
He is survived by his wife Joanna Davis. Daughter, Nekeela Norman and husband Michael. Grandchildren, Salina Dotson, Joshua Norman and Anna Norman. Sister, Robyn Davis and family of Ravenna, Ohio and his much loved, extended family, Chika Layman, Chaka Proulx, Galye Linday and their families and Clarence Bellard, Jr.

If I Should Go Before the Rest of You

If I should go before the rest of you,
break not a flower or inscribe a stone.
Nor when I’m gone speak in a Sunday voice,
but be the usual selves that I have known.
Weep if you must, this parting is not a final farewell,
Life goes on, so sing as well.

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When Sunday, September 30th, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
North's Memorial Chapel
242 Orange St.
Abilene, TX 79601

Service Information

Monday, October 1st, 2018 11:00am
Texas State Veterans Cemetery
7457 West Lake Road
Abilene, TX 79601

Interment Information

Texas State Veterans Cemetery
7457 West Lake Road
Abilene, TX 79601