1921 - 2009
Emmett Davis died Jan. 11, 2009 at RTA Hospice House.
He was born Feb. 27, 1921 in Fort Worth, Texas to Warren Westbrook Davis and wife Virginia. He attended North Side High School and Brantley-Draughn Business College in Fort Worth. He married Kathryn M. Bennett on Sept. 21, 1940 in Weatherford, Texas.
Mr. Davis was a retired pharmaceutical executive. He was a founding member of the Church of Beatitudes in Phoenix; a 32nd degree Mason and a life member of the Masonic Blue Lodge, Shriners, Eastern Star and a member of the Zane Grey Shrine Club. He was also a life member of the Elks, a member of the Moose Lodge and the American Legion.
Mr. Davis is survived by his wife, Kathryn; his three children, Robert (Rebecca) Davis of Phoenix, James (Linda) Davis of Phoenix, and Douglas Davis of Livingston, Mont.; four grandchildren, Patrick Davis, Jamie Salsbury, Emily Kay Davis and Deanne Michele Davis; and two great-grandchildren, Bella Rae and Lucie Love Salsbury.