Robert L. Davis, 79, passed away on Feb. 25, 2013 at Providence Hospital in Mobile, Ala.
He was born on Aug. 27, 1933 in Leon, to Lester and Stella Davis.
Robert grew up in Leon and enrolled in the military on Dec. 4, 1951. He retired as a Captain with the United States Marine Corp after over 20 years.
Robert is survived by his spouse of 58 years, Beatrice Cardenas of Mobile, Ala.; his daughter, Maryann Davis of St Augustine, Fla.; son, James Davis (Angie) of Nashville, Tenn., and daughter Julie Davis Wink ( Matthew) of Mobile; his sisters, Buella Guy of Leon and Violet Stark of Wichita; brothers, Gib Davis of El Dorado, and Bill Davis of Leon; and his grandchildren, Andrea, Ryan, Anna, Preston, Ava and Isabella.
A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Francis of Assisi in Cordova, Tenn. The family will be greeting friends and relatives at the reception hall afterwards. Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery in McAlester, Okla., at 10 a.m. Wednesday.