Jack H. Davis
June 1, 1927  -  January 8, 2018

Jack H. Davis

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Ballard Funeral Home
910 S. Main St.
Roswell, NM  88203
Saturday, January 13, 2018
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
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Trinity United Methodist Church
1413 South Union
Roswell, NM  88203
Sunday, January 14, 2018
2:00 pm
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Texico Cemetery
P.O. Box 208
Texico, NM  88135
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Jack was born June 1, 1927 in Ranchvale, NM to Emmet and Ellen Davis. He graduated from Ranchvale High School in 1945. He enlisted in the US Army and was honorably discharged in 1947. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Eastern New Mexico University. On December 26, 1954 he married Bobbie Williams, “the most wonderful girl in the world”.
He became an elementary school teacher and principal for the Roswell Independent School District. In 1967 he became principal at Estancia Elementary School till 1984. He remained active in education after retirement and was a life member of the National Education Association. He was a member of Rotary International and the NM Democratic Central Committee. He loved to golf and worked on the family farm in Ranchvale most of his life.
Jack is survived by his daughter Jacaleen Davis and Tim Chambers of Carlsbad NM; son Larry Davis and Christopher Spatz of Rio Rancho NM; grandchildren Jessica Hise and Chris Hannemann of Albuquerque NM, Jennifer and Robert Potts, Graham, Sam, and Owen Chambers, and great granddaughter Alexandria Potts of Denver CO, plus numerous nieces and nephews. Lisa Alvarado provided assistance to Jack and Bobbie since the early 1980’s and has been a support to Jack following Bobbie’s death on December 7, 2010.
He was also preceded in death by his parents and brothers and sisters Viva, Pete, Verlon, Lorene, Loran and Christine.
A visitation will be held at Ballard Funeral Home on Saturday January 13, 2018 from 9am to 5pm. Funeral Services will be at Trinity Methodist Church, 1413 S. Union, Roswell NM, on Sunday January 14, 2018 at 2pm with interment at the Texico Cemetery on Monday January 15, 2018 at 11am.


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  1. AnnieB
    New Castle, DE

    Im sorry to hear of your loss and my deepest condolences are extended to your family. An encouraging scripture thats may help you through this time of great loss is Job 14:14, 15.

  2. Rocky Williams and Cruz Alambar
    Clovis, NM

    Jack was a wonderful uncle and friend to all of the Williams' family. He was always involved in athletic sports in the State of New Mexico. He was present at all family gatherings and birthdays for all family members. A find Christian man, with a sense of humor at all times. He will be dearly missed by us and all individuals in the political and Christian arenas. Larry and Jaci , you both had great wonderful years with him and your mother, so cherish all memories.

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