Born Sept. 16, 1941, in Senath, he was the son of Loy and Virginia Brewer Davis.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Holder, of Springtown; two daughters, Donna Sale and husband, Dale, of Hayes, Va., and Shelly Doyen and husband, Russell, of Garrison, Texas; four brothers, Bob, Darrell and Larry Don, all of Lexington, Tenn., and Dennis Davis, of Jackson, Tenn.; three sisters, Delores Dunnivant, of Memphis, Tenn., Judy Perry, of Olive Branch, Miss., and Linda Kay Burton, of Lexington; mother-in-law, Mandy Holder, of Arbyrd, Mo.; five grandchildren, Amanda Minton, Daniel Sale, Emily Faris and Erica and Evelyn Doyen and one great-grandson, Kaleb Davis.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Pamela Denise Davis and one son, Donald Ray Davis, Jr.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Dennis Davis and Roger Noel officiating.
Burial was in the Senath Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Terry, Jimmy and Eric Davis, Allen, Joe and Tim Brooks, Jerry Perry and Roger Holder.