David R. Davis
December 07, 1938 - December 09, 2022
David (Dave) R. Davis passed away in the loving care of his family Friday, December 9, 2022. Dave was the husband of Hattie Jean (Mayse) Davis. They shared 62 years of marriage together.
Born in Bat Cave, NC, he was the son of Inez (Molly) Davis Dobbins. He graduated from Rutherfordton-Spindale Central High School and attended Appalachian State College. He worked for Shamrock Dairy, Holsum Bakery, and Frito Lay. After retiring from food sales, he took on a second career working as a flight attendant for America West Airlines to travel and dote on his grandchildren.
He was a member of Sheperd of the Valley Lutheran Church. He was a Cubs and Diamondback baseball fan and enjoyed travel and family gatherings. He was an outdoorsman and enjoyed camping, hunting, and fishing. He will be remembered for his humor and love of family. He was generous, welcoming and fun. He was a gentle and compassionate man.
He is missed by his wife Hattie Jean, his children Andrew and Julie and his grandchildren: Jameson Hanley, Kennedy Couch, Reid Couch and Coleman Couch.
He will be committed at Sheperd of the Valley Lutheran Church in a private ceremony and a Celebration of Life Service will be held on January 28, 2023, at Shepard of the Valley Lutheran Church for close friends and family.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Valley.
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