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Robert Wayne Davis

Robert-Davis-1Robert Wayne Davis, age 67, of Mena passed away March 18, 2016 in Mena.

Robert was born in Houston, Texas on August 14, 1948 to the late Norman Robert Davis and the late Willie Bobbie Hicks. He was married to Mary Ellen Doherty Davis for 47 years.  Robert enjoyed being a Polk County Game Warden for 20 years. He enjoyed Casino gambling and playing the lottery.  Robert was an avid fan of Dallas Cowboys, Razorbacks and Houston Astros.  He was proud to be a Texarkana Arkansas High School Class of 1967 graduate. He enjoyed spending time with friends at the local coffee shop. His pride and joy were his granddaughters; being their grandfather is what he loved most. He was a loving and kind husband father, grandfather, brother and friend to all who knew him. He is dearly missed.

Robert is survived by wife, Mary Ellen Doherty Davis of Mena, Arkansas; daughters, Lisa Houser and husband Terry of Texarkana, Arkansas, Laura Keiss and husband Randy of Watson, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Brooke and Brandi Keiss of Watson, Oklahoma; step-granddaughter, Kristen Houser of Bartlett, Tennessee; brothers, Kenneth Davis of Texarkana, Texas; sisters, Cyndie Hodgson and husband Bart of Texarkana, Texas, Becky Newton and husband Tom of Glen Heights, Texas; brother-in-law, Pete and Beth Doherty of Littleton, Colorado; sister-in-law, Margaret McMurry and husband Wayne of Genoa, Arkansas; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Norman Davis and Bobbie Davis Hicks, a sister, Karen, brother-in-law, John Doherty, and stepfather, Walter Hicks.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 2:00 p.m. with Father John Tuyen Tran.  Interment will follow in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena. A Celebration of Life party for Robert Davis following the interment will be at the Parish Hall from 4:00-6:00 p.m. for fellowship and sharing memories. Friends and family are encouraged to come by and share with us.

Visitation and Rosary will be Monday, March 21 from 6:00-8:00 at Beasley Wood Funeral Home with Rosary starting at 7:30 p.m.

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