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Herbert Haskell Davis

Mr. Herbert Haskell Davis age 82 of Lebanon passed away September 15, 2018 at his home. He was born in Wilson County the son of the late Charles Rhea Davis and Callie Morse Davis.  He was a 1954 graduate of Lebanon High School and attended Salve Regina College in Newport, Rhode Island and received a degree in business from Chaminade College in Honolulu, Hawaii.  He retired from the U.S. Navy as Chief Warrant Officer 4 with thirty-two years of service.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers: Charles Rhea Davis Jr., and Hugh Winston Davis.  He is survived by his wife of fifty-nine years, Evelyn Shipper Davis; four children:  Herbert Haskell (Shemeka) Davis II, Dr. Adam (Julie) Davis, Eugenia (Kevin) Shearon, Madron (Tim) Sawyers; sister, Edna Katherine Schubeck;  eleven grandchildren, one great-grandchild; several nieces, nephews and cousins; special golf buddies:  Sue Drummond and Jeanne Jackson.

A celebration of Herb’s life with Full Military Honors will be held at a later date. Honorary Pallbearers: Members and friends of Lebanon Golf and Country Club and Lafayette Country Club.  Memorial contributions may be made to any of the following charities:  Vietnam Veterans of America Chpt. 1004, P.O. Box 128, Lebanon, TN 37088/ St. Joseph’s Indian School, give.stjo.org/Alice Lloyd College, alc.edu/St. Jude Research Hospital, Memphis, TN.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME , in charge of arrangements. www.ligonbobo.com

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  1. Haywood Barry says:
    So sorry to read of Herbert’s passing. We were friends as long as I can remember. Our condolence to his family. Haywood Barry