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Carol Davis, age 84, of Silverton, passed away, Friday, December 24, 2016. Memorial Service will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 31, 2016 at the Silverton Cemetery with Kent Watson officiating. Arrangements are under the care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home.

Carol was born on December 17, 1932 in Briscoe County to Durward and Stella Weast Davis. He married his high school sweetheart Mary Dudley on August 31, 1952.

Carol was a United States Army Lieutenant Colonel of artillery, an airborne ranger and served with the 101st Airborne during the Vietnam Conflict. He served a total of 22 years, including posts in Germany, Arizona, and Louisiana. After retirement in 1979, he ran Brown Hardware in Silverton. Carol loved airplanes, guns, and animals and he was an amateur artist, who particularly enjoyed working with pastels. Carol was a lifetime member of the Silverton Church of Christ.

Carol was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Davis; a daughter Sherry who died at birth; his parents, Durward and Stella Weast Davis; two brothers, Edwin and James Davis; and two sisters, Pauline Jarnagin and Vera Markart.

He is survived by two sons, Alex Davis and his wife Stephanie of Leesville, Louisiana and Max Davis and his wife Andi of Arlington, Texas; four grandchildren, Morgan Myres and her husband Frank of Leesville, Louisiana, Bradley Davis and his wife Stormy of Leesville, Louisiana, Brandi Davis of Austin, and Sheri Davis, a student at Texas A&M Galveston; and one great grandson, Lucas Myres. He is also survived by his sister, Faye Gene Rampley of Plainview, Texas, and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be sent to Silverton Cemetery, P.O. Box 795, Silverton, TX 79257.

Funeral Home
Moore-Rose Funeral Home
329 W California St Floydada, TX 79235
Tel. (806) 983-2525

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