June 19, 1936 - January 25, 2018
Funeral services for Mr. Jerral Edward Davis, 81, of Henderson, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, in the chapel at Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home with Rev. David Gatlin officiating. Interment will follow at Davis Cemetery under the direction of Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, January 29, at the funeral home. Mr. Davis passed away on January 25, 2018, at Christus Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler. He was born June 19, 1936, in the Compton Community to the late Fonzo (F.A.) Davis and Sarah Jane (Brinsfield) Cooper. He was a self-employed heavy equipment operator and truck driver. His truck driving friends called him "Copperhead." He dug ponds, cleared land, helped build oil well locations, and worked his dump truck in the mine at Tatum. He and his father built the track around the Henderson football field in 1956. Mr. Davis was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. Survivors include: wife of 60 years Peggy Dison Davis, step-mother Ruby Doris Davis, son Danny Davis and wife Susy, daughters Tammy McKey and husband Armond, and Penny Davis, half-brother Russell Davis and wife Margaret of Katy, Texas, half-sister Arlene Acres and husband Steve, of Henderson, grandchildren Bryan Davis, Brandon Davis and wife Stephanie, Scotty Davis and wife Randi, Logan Davis and wife Ashley, Carrie Patterson, Courtney Patterson, Corey Patterson, David McKey and wife Tiffany, Casey McKey, and Michael McKey and wife Dayna, great-grandchildren Nevaeh Davis, Makabe Prior, Corbin McKey, Haven McKey, Phoenix Davis, and Dale McKey. Mr. Davis' grandsons will honor him as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearer will be Charles Van Morris. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.crawfordacrim.com.
Funeral services for Mr. Jerral Edward Davis, 81, of Henderson, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, in the chapel at Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home with Rev. David Gatlin officiating. Interment will follow at Davis Cemetery... View Obituary & Service Information
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