Davis, Maxey

Maxey Dowell Davis, Sr.

July 4, 1947 - October 11, 2020

Maxey Dowell Davis, Sr. of Princeton, Texas passed away on October 11, 2020 at the age of 73. He was born on July 4, 1947 to Elton Dowell Davis and Murnice Ruth (Curry) Davis in McKinney, Texas. Maxey married Vickie Darlene Nelson on June 6, 1983 in McKinney, Texas. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and was an army medic in Germany before going to Vietnam. After getting out of the Army, Maxey went to work with his brothers as a framer, building houses. He ended up getting injured on the job and was not able to go back to work. But even through his ailments he stayed driven, always willing to work and help others where he could. More than anything, Maxey loved and cherished his family. He loved his kids and especially loved his grandkids. Maxey did things his own way.

Maxey is survived by his wife, Vickie Darlene Davis of Princeton, Texas; 2 sons, Maxey Dowell Davis, Jr. and Joshua Dowell Davis and wife, Robin of Wylie, Texas; 1 daughter, Stephanie Dawn Davis of Princeton, Texas; 6 grandchildren, Madison and Lucas Davis, Dani Stewart, Jessie Davis, Keith Davis and Sam Davis; sisters, Betty Grimes, Carol Warden, and Patsy Bates; and his brothers, Elton Davis, Bobby Davis, Ronnie Davis and Alvin Davis.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elton and Murnice Davis; grandson, Devon Wade Davis; brother, Jessie Davis; sisters, Dorothy Connelly and Linda Grimes; and his brother, Joe Davis.

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Vickie, Sorry to read of the passing of your husband, I met him for the first time at Walmart in Princeton several months ago, I got to talk to him. He seemed to be a very nice guy, remembering you and your family in prayers God bless Jackie and Debbie Rogers jackie rogers, October 16, 2020