S.N. Davis Jr., 1938–2020

S. N. DavisWAXAHACHIE—S.N. Davis Jr. went to be with the Lord at the age of 82 on December 22, 2020, in Fort Worth, Texas, with family by his side. Visitation was held Tuesday, December 29, at Boze Mitchell McKibbin Funeral Home at 511 West Main St. in Waxahachie, Texas, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Services followed at 12:30 p.m. at the same location.

S.N. was born on May 14, 1938, in Roaring Springs, Texas, to Severe Newton and Mady Davis. As a young boy he played basketball and baseball, was a member of the FFA and worked at the local grocery store, where he first learned to cut meat. Family and friends in the area knew him as Shag, a nickname given to him by his brother-in-law Ted Kingery. S.N. married Nancy Terrell from Richardson, Texas, on December 24, 1977, and they were happily married for 37 years. They loved to travel and have fun with their close friends.

S.N. served his country in the U.S. Army for three years and was also an accomplished butcher. In his spare time, S.N. loved to hunt, bake desserts, craft candies and try out new recipes. Later in life he enjoyed raising goats and loving on his “bulldogs” with his wife, Nancy. S.N. was devoted to his family and friends. His family pays tribute to him and will miss him dearly.

S.N. is survived by son Garrett and wife Margaret; daughter Christina Lewis and husband Steve; five grandchildren, Jessica, Chelsey, Tanner, Jonathan and Kailey; two great-grandchildren, Lorrie and James; and nieces, nephews and lots of friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Severe and Mady Davis; his wife, Nancy Davis; his two brothers, Eudell and Delmer Davis; and his sister, Frances Lavern Kingery.

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