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Obituary – Richard Paul Davis Sr. (1935-2023)

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Richard Paul Davis Sr., 87, of Waldron, Arkansas went to be with his Lord and Savior, Saturday, February 11, 2023 in Waldron, Arkansas surrounded by his loving family. Richard was born on February 20, 1935 in Gladbrook, Iowa to Marion Davis and Ruby Albright Turner.

Richard was a proud Vietnam Veteran. He served 4 years in the Navy and 16 years in the Air Force, followed by 10 years in the Air Force Reserves. Richard loved to play video games and board games, monopoly and chess were two of his favorites. If you were around Richard long enough you would get to enjoy some of the old-time music play, usually Johnny Cash songs. He attend school for agriculture and was known for having a large garden every year with lots of trees and pecans. 

Richard leaves behind to cherish his memory his five children: Bryan Allen Davis of Van Buren, Arkansas; Suzette Robin Hunt and husband Harold of Waldron, Arkansas, Tammy Lynn Davis of Waldron, Arkansas, Mark Anthony Davis of Waldron, Arkansas and Gerald Todd Davis, Sr. and wife Sarah of Waldron Arkansas. Richard is also survived by his companion, Loretta Murray of the home and her two children: Reymundo ‘JR’ Ortiz and wife Samantha of Hatfield, Arkansas and Martina Muñoz and Jason Tallant of Waldron, Arkansas. Grandpa will also be missed by a host of grands and great-grands.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Marion Davis and Ruby Albright; his wife, Jackie Faye Davis; three sons: Richard Paul Davis, Jr., Jeffery Lane Davis and Eric Eugene Davis; one granddaughter, Destiny Dena Davis; one grandson, Gerald Todd Davis Jr.; and one brother, Mike Albright.

Richard’s life celebration will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 17, 2023 at Carolan Cemetery in Booneville, Arkansas with interment to follow. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

Richards’s visitation will be on Thursday, February 16, 2023 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home. 

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