More detail on this person: Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Patrick Or Pat Davis, 68 of Conway Joseph Davis Pine Bluff Commercial (AR) - Saturday, December 3, 2011 Joseph Davis CONWAY - Lt. Col. Joseph Patrick "Pat" Davis (ret.), 68, passed away Friday, December 2nd, 2011, in Conway. He was born March 1st, 1943, in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, to the late Louise and Carl Davis. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Eugenia. He graduated from Pine Bluff High School in 1961. He received a Bachelors degree from Emery-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Fla, and a Master's degree from Webster University in St. Louis, Mo. He enlisted in the Army in 1964 and served two tours in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot. He was awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross for his service. He retired after 21 years of service. He was married to his best friend, Jan (Christenson) Davis, for 47 years. He is survived by his wife and two children, son Christopher Davis and fiancée, Glenda Kassaw and daughter, Eugenia "Genie" Davis, all of Conway; brothers, Jim Davis (Pat) of Little Rock and Jack Davis (Carol) of Pine Bluff; sister, June Commer of Pine Bluff; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends. He was a member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Faulkner Co. Master Gardeners and was awarded both Rookie of the Year and Master Gardener of the Year. A memorial service, officiated by the Rev. Teri Daily, will be held at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, in Conway, on Tuesday, December 6th, at 10:00 a.m. Inurnment will take place at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 6th, at Arkansas State Veteran's Cemetery, in North Little Rock. In lieu of flowers donations should be made to the Faulkner Co. Humane Society, the Faulkner Co. Master Gardeners, the American Cancer Society or the Wounded Warriors Program. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home-Conway.
Burial information: Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery, North Little Rock, AR
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