Dr. Allan M. Davis

March 30, 1928November 11, 2012

DAVIS, ALLAN M. DR. – Dr. Allan Davis, 84, a 50-year resident of the Daytona Beach Area, died Sunday afternoon at Halifax Health Medical Center after a short illness. Dr. Davis was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, the son of Mervin and Frances Davis. He graduated from West High School, and then went to the University of Utah Medical School, where he earned his medical degree. After graduation, he began his residency at the University of Rochester (N.Y.), and continued it under Dr. Elmer Hess at Erie, Pa., and completed it in Shreveport, La., at Confederate Memorial Hospital. On Halloween in 1953, he met the former Barbara Swan, at a church dance and they were married in 1955. He joined the Air Force in March 1954 and was stationed at Barksdale Air Force Base in Shreveport. After temporary duty assignments in England and Germany, he returned to the U.S. to complete his medical residency. While in residency in Shreveport, he met Dr. Thomas Ayres, a fellow medical student, and ultimately met Dr. Michael Blais. Drs. Davis and Ayres relocated to Daytona Beach at the invitation of Dr. Blais and joined his growing urology practice in 1962. During his years of practice, Dr. Davis was on the staff of Halifax Hospital for more than 25 years. He retired in 1993. A lifelong member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Dr. Davis served as Bishop in Shreveport and in Daytona Beach. He was a member of the High Council on several occasions. From 1995 until his death, Dr. Davis was an ordinance worker and a temple sealer at the LDS Orlando Temple. Through his work at the temple, he was able to assist families in identifying their ancestors and seal them together for all eternity. He and his wife, Barbara, a nurse, served a medical mission for the LDS Church in Bogotá, Colombia. He enjoyed singing in church and community choirs while helping with various church activities. He loved spending time with his family, taking them on vacations to theme parks, where he enjoyed roller coasters. He enjoyed canoeing, whitewater rafting and camping with his family. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Barbara; his children: Bruce (Teresa), Gainesville; Anita Hill (Gary), Mt. Pleasant, Utah; Glenn (Bonnie), Pleasant Grove, Utah; Mark (Kathy), Orange Park; Karl (Pat), Titusville; Kimberly Cavanagh (Jim), Olympia, Wash.; Michael (Linda), Ormond Beach; Wendy Allaway (Chris), New Smyrna Beach; Celeste Child (Darin), Port Orange; Pamela, Port Orange; 30 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Dorothy Wooten (Chapman) of Orem, Utah. Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Volusia Memorial Funeral Home, 548 N. Nova Road, Ormond Beach, and again from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1125 Sixth St., Daytona Beach. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. with President David Roberts presiding and Bishop Clair Crookston conducting. Memorial donations may be made to the: Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018. Volusia Memorial Funeral Home is in charge.


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November 14, 2014

You are always in my memories and thought of with love and appreciation. Love Myra

November 14, 2014

Well Pappa Bear, it's been 2 years since you left us and we miss you and think of you every day. We know that you are watching over all of us, especially Mommy, and we look forward to the day when we can all be together eternally. Thank you for all your sacrifices, love, support, encouragement and example of true discipleship of Jesus Christ. All our love now and forever.....xoxoxoxox

~Chris & Wendy Allaway
(Christopher Robin & Poohbear)

Chris & Wendy Allaway

February 15, 2014

Happy Valentine's Day Pappa Bear. We love you & miss you every day. Thanks for showing us what true love is ;)

Mommy misses you terribly :.(
She longs to hear your voice and to hug you & kiss you...but you probably already knew that. Hugs & kisses thrown up to you today.....xoxoxoxo

Chris & Wendy Allaway

December 25, 2013

Merry Christmas Pappa Bear. We sure do miss you and thank you so much for all the memories of Christmases past. Keep smiling down upon our families and know that you will forever be on our minds and in our hearts. Love you sooooo very much.

Chris & Wendy Allaway

November 28, 2013

Happy Thanksgivng Daddy. We sure do miss you, the holidays are just not the same now that you're gone. All our love FOREVER!!

November 16, 2013

Allan Davis, you have gone for sometime now. You are missed so much. I remember your love for the gospel of Jesus Christ, your family, music, and your fellow men. I loved your laugh, your quiet tender ways. Rick and you are now work together for your brothers and sister from on the other side of the veil. Till we meet again! Nanette Singler

November 15, 2013

Miss you so much Daddy! We're doing our best to take care of Mama for you!

November 15, 2013

thank you for everything you ever taught me….i love you and miss you

Chris & Wendy Allaway

November 12, 2013

Daddy, how we miss you and want to see you & hear your voice again. We have a lot of wonderful memories but they don't compare to having you here with us. This past year hasn't been the same and our hearts still ache. Until we meet again, all our love FOREVER!!!

November 10, 2013

Always you are in my mind and remember your gentle ways and loving nature. Miss you. Love Myra