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Forrest A. “Red” Davis Jr

FORT WORTH, Texas — Mr. Forrest A. “Red” Davis Jr., 80, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004.

The funeral will be Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Greenwood Chapel. Burial will be Monday at 11 a.m. in DFW National Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at Greenwood Funeral Home.

Mr. Davis was born May 9, 1923, at Dover Mills, in Cleveland County. He was retired from the Air Force as Senior Master Sgt. He served during World War II, stationed in Europe, where he was a flight engineer on a B-17. He was an aircraft inspector and crash recovery supervisor for the U.S. Government. He served during the Korean Conflict, Berlin Crisis and transported cargo during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the 301st Tactical Fighter Bomb Wing. Mr. Davis was a life member and Past Master of Ridglea Masonic Lodge No. 1341, 32nd degree KCCH Fort Worth Scottish Rite, Moslah Temple Shrine and the VFW and American Legion. Mr. Davis retired from the U.S. Civil Service and USAF Reserve after 30 years of service. In his spare time, he loved to fish and hunt and was an avid Nascar fan and enjoyed 20 years of retirement.

Survivors include sons, George A. Davis and wife, Laura, of Westworth Village and Forrest A. Davis III and wife, Becky, of Fort Worth, Texas; a daughter, Rennetta O’Quinn and husband, Steven, of Plains, Texas; grandchildren, Allison and Allen Taylor of Weatherford, Benjamin Davis of Weatherford, Carol Davis of Westworth Village, Annaliesa and Blake O’Quinn of Plains, Drew and Delaney Davis of Fort Worth; great-grandchildren, Tucker Taylor of Weatherford and Sierra Gillespie of Euless; a brother, the Rev. Benjamin F. Davis and wife, Pat, of Lawndale; sisters, Fannie Lou Pritchard and Sarah Boggs and husband, Norris, all of Fallston, Sue Haag of Charlotte and Dorothy Hoyle and husband, Paris, of Shelby; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Announcement courtesy of Stamey Funeral Home of Fallston.