DAVIS PERRY J

WO1 Perry J Davis was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 08/04/2020 at the age of 86.9
Hudson Oaks, TX
Flight Class 67-19
Date of Birth 09/05/1933
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with , 191 AHC in 68
Call signs in Vietnam DUSTOFF, WINGNUT
This information was provided by Ed McKee - Obit

More detail on this person: Perry Jason Davis, aged 86, passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. He was born on September 5, 1933 in Saunimin Township, Illinois and was a longtime resident of Weatherford, Texas. Upon graduating (1951) from Caneyville High School in Caneyville, KY Perry entered military service. He served in the US Air Force and then the US Army as an accomplished helicopter mechanic and pilot for 22 years, attaining the rank of CW-2 (Chief Warrant Officer). In 1953, Perry married Georgia May Brown and they raised two children, Cathy and Michael. Military life led them to different places to live, including Germany and Japan. During his distinguished military career, Perry did one tour of Korea and two of Vietnam. After retiring from the military, he attended Central Missouri State University where he graduated with a Master's degree in aviation. Following University, Perry worked as a Quality Control Engineer of F-16 Fighter Jets at General Dynamics in Ft Worth, TX. In his spare time, Perry enjoyed restoring old airplanes, flying, and traveling. Perry and Georgia liked taking the Cessna all over the U.S. visiting family or just for an afternoon flight. Perry remarried after Georgia's death and is survived by his wife, Dorothy Elder Davis. Perry and Dorothy were married for 29 years and enjoyed dancing, travel, and the local theater. Perry is also survived by a daughter, Cathy (Ron) Anderson, and a son, Michael Davis. A daughter-in-law, Jean (Daniel) Farber. Three grandsons: Perry (Briana) White, Benjamin (Kelsie) White, and Alexander Davis. Two great-grandchildren: Elizabeth Ella Rose White and Ian Arik White. A brother, John Henry (Fran) Davis, and a sister, Rosetta Biggerstaff, as well as many nieces, nephews and other loving relatives. Also preceding him in death are his parents, Beulah and Walter Davis, sisters Virginia (Mervin) Burger and Patsy (Jim) Holland, and grandson Adam Davis. Perry had a kind heart and quick wit and will be dearly missed (especially his fruitcake at Christmas time) by all who knew and loved him. A military funeral will be held at the Dallas/Ft Worth National Cemetery on August 14, 2020. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the 191st Assault Helicopter Company at 191 AHC Association 3330 N Galloway #304-90 Mesquite, TX 75150 Published on August 10, 2020

Burial information: Dallas/Ft Worth National Cemetery

This information was last updated 08/31/2020

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