Billy Earl "Paw Paw"


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Billy Earl "Paw Paw" Davis

Feb 11 1945 - Jan 03 2007

Mr. Billy Earl “Paw Paw” Davis, age 61, of Euless, Texas passed away January 3, 2007, in Bedford, Texas. He was born February 11, 1945, in Orange, Texas, to George Truett and Mary Stella Lanier Davis. On February 10, 1996, he married Carolyn Jean Stae Shepard in Euless. Billy served in the U.S. Navy and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. Presently, he was employed at Fore Machine Company in Ft. Worth, Texas. Prior to his service with Fore Machine, Billy worked for Baker Hughes Mining Tools Company in Grand Prairie with 18 years of service. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Davis of Euless; son, Bryan Eric Davis and wife, Carla of Watauga, Texas; daughters, Delia Denise Davis Oxley and husband, Tracy of Ardmore, Oklahoma, and Linda Marie Davis Nickell of Athens, Texas; stepdaughter, Cami Simonis and husband, Eric of Grapevine, Texas; stepson, Joey Sparks of Athens, Texas; grandchildren, Kayla, Heath, Jessica, Brynn, Tyler, Dakota, Megan, Kade, Logan, Cammarie, Jacob; brothers, Garbo Wyndle Davis, Roy Lee Davis of Balch Springs, Texas, and Troy Glenn Davis of Dallas, Texas; sisters, Francis Sue Taylor of Redding, California, and Barbara Ann Davis of Balch Springs, Texas; sister-in-law, Anne Davis Jones of Mesquite, Texas; and several nieces and nephews, other loving relatives, and friends. Billy is also survived by his Stae family, “Mom” Zula Stae, Curt and Janice Stae, and aunt, Nelda of Melissa, Texas. Preceding him in death were his parents, twin brother, William Burl Davis; and twin sisters, Mary Lanell and Marion Lanier Davis; and father-in-law, "Pop" Bill Stae. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, January 6, 2007, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Pastor James Duty officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends during a visitation at 12:00 PM, Saturday, prior to the service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Southwest Airlines Federal Credit Union, In Memory of Billy E. Davis, 2430 Shorecrest, Dallas, Texas 75235, 214-357-5577.
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