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Tyler Memorial Funeral Home - Cemetery and Mausoleum

12053 State Highway 64 West, Tyler, TX

OBITUARY

Samuel Rusk Davis

September 6, 1949July 21, 2019
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Samuel Rusk Davis, age 69, of Tyler, Texas passed away on Sunday July 21, 2019. Samuel was born September 6, 1949 to Samuel Calvin Davis and Tommie Jean Rusk.

Samuel Rusk Davis was a man who loved his family and was there for them at any time. He was a veteran of the US Army. He fought bravely for his country and was a proud American. He loved jazz, blues, rock, and big band music, but his absolute favorite blues artist was Stevie Ray Vaughn. He loved his church family and taught adult Sunday School classes. Samuel loved his family and his church. He always had a smile on his face and talked to anyone who wanted to listen. He loved to fish and shoot guns. His family was his pride and joy. If you ever needed someone to talk to or just listen, Daddy was there.

Samuel is survived by two daughters and spouses Johnna (Chase) Hall and Georgia (Troy) Moomey; older sister and spouse Paula Davis (Robert A.) Johnson; three grandchildren Nicholas Blanton, Shane Blanton, and Kira Ellis; and two nephews Ben and Jeff Johnson.

A memorial service for Samuel will be held Saturday August 10th, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Tyler Memorial Funeral Home in Tyler, Texas.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.tylermemorial.com for the Davis family.

  • FAMILY

  • Samuel Calvin Davis, Father (deceased)
  • Tommie Jean Rusk, Mother (deceased)
  • Paula Davis Johnson, Sister
  • Robert Johnson, Brother-in-law
  • Ann Davis, Wife (deceased)
  • Johnna Hall, Daughter
  • Chase Hall, Son-in-law
  • Georgia Moomey, Daughter
  • Troy Moomey, Son-in-law
  • Nicholas Blanton, Grandson
  • Shane Blanton, Grandson
  • Kira Ellis, Granddaughter
  • Ben Johnson, Nephew
  • Jeff Johnson, Nephew

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, August 10, 2019

Memories

Samuel Rusk Davis

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Tiffany Reed

July 27, 2019

I worked with Mr Davis and he was a very sweet man. Always smiling and was pleasant to visit with. Prayers for the family during this very hard time.

Susanne Diamond

July 26, 2019

I work with him, he was a great coworker he kept it interesting to say the least, but I was always glad when we got to work together I knew we had each other's back he will be truly missed by many.

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