CLARKSVILLE - Broward Davis, 90, of Clarksville, passed away Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 in Panama City. Born in Clarksville Feb. 4, 1926, he was the son of the late L.R. and Lennie Linton Davis. He worked with the postal service for four years in Cocoa; worked with Atlantic Coastline Railroad four years as a fireman; and retired as a soil analyst with the United States Department of Agriculture.
He proudly served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was also a Mason, Shriner and a member of Eastern Star.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Marilyn Smith; two brothers, L.R. Davis, Jr. and Dale Davis; and five sisters, Irene Brock, Estelle O’Bryan, Reo McGeachy, Linnie Faircloth and Christel Hall.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Virginia Mayo Davis of Clarksville; two sons, Eddie Davis and his wife, Vicki of Blountstown and Tony Davis and his wife, Lisa of Clarksville; his daughter, Annette Allen and her husband, Wally of Crawfordville; a sister, Videl Williams of DeFuniak Springs; 11 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Services were held Sunday, Jan. 15 at 3 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home. Interment followed in Clarksville Cemetery with military honors.
Adams Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Offer condolences online at adamsfh.com.