Lowell Edmund Davina
Lowell Edmund Davina passed away on Wednesday November 10, 2021. He was born in Weatherford, OK in 1931 to Orville and Esther Davina. At a very young age he and his parents moved to Weslaco, TX. During that time, he raised and sold pigeons, had a paper route, and attended school as well. While in high school, his best friends Jimmy Hatch and Rex Carter introduced him to his future wife, Patsy Emery. He joined the US Army with his best friend Jimmy. They both saw combat in Korea. During that time, he and Patsy began to write letters and fell in love. After his years of service, he was honorably discharged in 1953 and was awarded 11 medals. After returning home he and Jimmy Hatch started a ranch, but he decided that was not for him. He then enrolled to The University of Texas A&l for an engineering degree. In May of 1955 he and Patsy Emery began their life together as husband and wife. While he was still in school Patsy began her teaching career. In 1958 their son Lowell Edmund Davina Jr was born. After graduating in 1960 they moved to Roswell, NM and he began working for Transwestern Pipeline Company. During that time, he traveled the pipeline from Needles, CA to Texas for many years. After retiring from Transwestern in 1990 he enjoyed his many hobbies of antique cars, antique guns, match safes, leather work and teaching his family his many trades. He was a member of Fin & Feather Club, Cowboy Action Shooting, Roswell Car Club, Sons of the American Revolution Texas Society and a lifetime member of the NRA.
He is preceded in death by his father Orville Edmund Davina, mother Esther Elizabeth Davina and grandson Jacob Edmund Davina.
He is survived by his wife Patsy Ruth Davina, their son Lowell Edmund Davina Jr, his wife Rayanna. Grandson Joseph Edmund Davina, his wife Lisa. Grandson Patrick Lowell Davina, his wife Candice. Along with 7 great grandchildren Hayden, Shelly, Benjamin, Joseph Edmund Jr, Roper, Payge and Elladee. Lowell is also survived by his nieces, nephews, and sister and brother in-laws. He loved all of his family and friends. He was loved greatly and will be deeply missed.