Jerry Wayne Davis was born November 3rd, 1941 in Kilgore, TX, and left this earth January 26th, 2023 at 81 years of age.
He was the middle child of Wilbur Allen and Jessie Ola Davis. He grew up in Levelland with his older brother Doug and younger sister Susan. He graduated from Levelland High School in 1960 and attended various colleges and universities, including Texas Tech. He was a registered medical technologist at Memorial City Hospital in Houston where he met Elaine Chauffe. They were married on February 1st, 1975 in Houston and shortly after moved to Wolfforth, TX.
In Wolfforth, he served on the governance board and was instrumental in establishing Wolfforth’s Little League Baseball program. He coached in the Little League program for many years and his love for baseball and the kids was evident.
His early career was in medical equipment sales and later transitioned to industrial equipment and supply sales where he retired in 2014.
His life passions were golf, woodworking in his shop, watching old westerns, gardening (growing his world-famous tomatoes), and of course spending time with his six grandkids. In addition, he was an avid sports lover and a lifelong Dallas Cowboys fan.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, his son Kevin (Christa) Davis of Phoenix, AZ; daughter Kristin (Josh) Moose of Midland, TX and grandchildren: Noah, Elijah, Jonah and Sarah Davis, and Lilli and Calvin Moose. He is also survived by his older brother Doug (Mary) Davis of Dalhart, TX, and his younger sister Susan (Melvin) Chisum of Shallowater as well as beloved cousins, nieces, nephews, and dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and special aunt and uncle Ernest and Lera Ohnemus of Lubbock.
Services will be held at Lake Ridge Chapel & Memorial Designers (6025 82nd st Lubbock, TX) on February 4th at 10 am. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are made to Bridge Hospice or Gentiva Hospice of Lubbock. The family would love to express their gratitude to the staff of both Vitality Living House Shadow Hills and Willshire Senior Living/ Memory Care for the excellent care they provided during the most difficult times these past months. In addition, the many medical providers (including the hospice staff) have our sincerest appreciation.
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