David Earl Davis passed away Nov. 16, 2022 at the age of 72. He was born July 22, 1950 in DeRidder, La. to J.D. and Audria (Smith) Davis.
After retiring with 22 years of service in the United States Army, David worked as a nurse at University of Texas Medical Branch until he retired from that career. He enjoyed trail riding, fishing and music.
He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Roben Husk Davis; daughters, Deana Davis, of Port Lavaca, and Brittany Backus, of Lubbock; brother, Stephen Davis and wife, Donna, of Port Lavaca; sister-in-law, Lee Ann Davis, of Driftwood; sister, Sherry Morrison and husband David Wayne, of Yoakum; and grandchildren, Tori Trejo, Grayson Backus and Willow Backus.
He was preceded in death by his parents, stepson, Matthew Mitchell, and brother, Stanley Davis.
A graveside service was held at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery, Shelter #5, 1520 Harry Wurzbach Road in San Antonio.
Arrangements in care of Pennington Funeral Home, 323 N. Comanche, San Marcos, Texas 78666.
512-353-4311 ~ www.penningtonfuneralhome.com.