Beloved brother, husband, Dad, Poppy and friend, Billy Neil Davis died suddenly on March 29, 2017. He was born August 20, 1938 in Huntsville, Texas to Neil and Ruth Pool Davis.
He graduated from Huntsville High School in 1956. Billy served in the Army Reserve and was called to duty during the Cubin Crisis.
Billy married Barbara Meech in 1976 and they lived in Spring, Texas, where he owned Davis Auto Parts. After several years he sold his business and began working for Houston I.S.D. He retired from there in 2006.
After retiring, Billy built his dream home on "the hill" and spent his days working the land and taking care of his cows. Most important to him was his faith, family and friends. If you wanted his face to light up just ask him about his grandkids.
Billy was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Barbara; his daughter Christine Lee; grandchildren Lacey, Aaron, Andrew, Christian, Matthew and Michael; his sister Carol Emmons and brother-in-law Lew; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home in Huntsville, Texas at 10:00 AM on Monday, April 3, 2017. Interment will follow the service at Ebenezer Cemetery. Visitation will also be at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home in Huntsville, Texas on Sunday, April 2, 2017 from 3:00 PM till 5:00 PM.
Full obituary may be viewed and memorial condolences made to the family at www.shmfh.com.
Published on March 31, 2017