Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

July 9, 2013

Marvin Davis

Mike Phillips
Corsicana Daily Sun

— Marvin Davis, 79, of Corsicana passed away at Navarro Regional Hospital on Friday, July 5, 2013. He was born July 9, 1933 in St. Louis, Mo.  to William H. and Lucille Brannon Boyd.

 Marvin served in the United States Army from 1950 through 1955 and was an active member of the VFW and the Masonic Lodge. He owned and operated “What You Need Service Company” in Corsicana from 1984 until 1995. He also owned the Longbranch Lounge for 22 years.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.   

He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Jack Butler and daughter, Suzanne Davis.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra A. Davis of Corsicana; his children, Tom Davis of St. Louis, Mo., Leisa Kincaid, Dianna Mills, Robert Greer, Jr. and Bruce Greer all of Corsicana, and Dorenda Brokofsky of Adairville, Ky. Marvin is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is survived by his sister, Mildred Ballard of Terrell, and brother, John L. David of St. Louis, Mo.

Visitation with the family will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Corley Funeral Home in Corsicana.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, July 11, 2013 at Corley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Darren W. Heil officiating. Burial will follow at Hamilton Beeman Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Timothy White, Vinncent Greer, Joe Torrez , John Ivie, Larry Flynn, Jimmy Davis.  Honorary pallbearers will be Tad Mahoney and Elmer Tanner.

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