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First Name: Thomas

Last Name: Davis

Birthplace: Kansas City, MO, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Navy (present)


Middle Name: Wayne

Date of Birth: 12 April 1954

Date of Death: 29 January 2012

Rank or Rate: Commander

Years Served:
Thomas Wayne Davis


Thomas Wayne Davis

Commander, U.S. Navy

Thomas Wayne Davis was born on 12 April 1954, in Kansas City, MO, the son of Betty (Etherton) Davis and the late William Elliott Davis.

Tom graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1976 as an Electrical Engineer. As a Naval Aviator, while on active duty he flew P-3's, C-130's and E-6's. He retired from the Navy as a Commander. He married Nancy Jane Gray on 23 June 1984, in Waldorf, MD.

After retiring from the Navy, Davis was a pilot for American Trans Air. At the time of his death, he worked for Wyle LABS as a government contractor.

He was an Eagle Scout (as were his two sons). During his service as a scout, he received the coveted appointment to the "Order of the Arrow." Tom also served as Scout Master for Troop 1785.

Davis lived in California, MD, and attended the Calvert County Church of Christ where he taught Bible classes and ministered from the pulpit.

Commander Thomas Wayne Davis, U.S. Navy (Ret.), 57, passed away on Sunday, 29 January 2012, at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Jane, and their three children; John Elliott (Danielle) Davis; Andrew Davis; and Kaitlin Davis. He has one sister, Claudia Denise Davis of Nashville, TN.


Honoree ID: 8220   Created by: MHOH




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