Billy W Davis (1943 - 2003)

A photo of Billy W Davis
Billy W Davis
1943 - 2003
updated February 06, 2019
Billy W Davis was born on September 22, 1943. He died on July 17, 2003 at 59 years old. We know that Billy W Davis had been residing in Granbury, Hood County, Texas.


Billy W Davis Biography

With today's technology we are able to write and share our own history which lasts forever online. Our ancestors never had a chance to document their lives. This biography is dedicated to memorialize the life of Billy Davis, honor his ancestry & genealogy, and his immediate Davis family.

Most Commonly Known Name

Billy W Davis

First name


Middle name


Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases




Billy Davis was born on


Billy Davis died on

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Billy.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Billy W Davis?



Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Billy's ethnicity and where did his parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations Lived



Unknown. Was Billy a religious man?

Last Known Residence

Granbury, Hood County, Texas


Did Billy finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Billy attend?


Share what Billy did for a living or if he had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of Billy's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Did Billy serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with his life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Billy Davis?
View other bios of people named Billy Davises
Back to Top

Billy W Davis Family Tree

Billy's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Davis family tree.

Billy's Family

Add a parent
Add a parent
Billy W Davis
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling


Click to add friends & family.

Share Memories about Billy

What do you remember about Billy W Davis? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Billy is remembered.

Billy Davis Obituary

This obit of Billy W Davis is maintained by Billy's followers. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Billy W Davis died on July 17, 2003 at age 59. He was born on September 22, 1943. There is no information about Billy's immediate family. We know that Billy W Davis had been residing in Granbury, Hood County, Texas.
Followers & Sources
Other Records of Billy W Davis

1943 - 2003 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Billy's lifetime

In 1943, in the year that Billy W Davis was born, on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1950, when he was merely 7 years old, on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1967, at the age of 24 years old, Billy was alive when on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1971, when he was 28 years old, in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

In 1992, at the age of 49 years old, Billy was alive when on February 1st, US President George Bush and President Boris Yeltsin of Russia jointly announced an end to the Cold War, proclaiming a new era of "friendship and partnership". At Camp David in Maryland, they reviewed ways to jointly reduce nuclear arms and support reforms in Russia but no agreement was reached at that meeting.

Other Biographies

Other Billy Davises

Billy P Davis
Born: around 1927
Tennessee, United States
Billy Frank Davis
Dec 4, 1927 - Oct 22, 1997
Texas, United States
Billy Z Davis
Born: around 1927
South Carolina, United States
Billy H Davis
Born: around 1927
North Carolina, United States
Billy S Sr Davis
Born: around 1918
Georgia, United States
Billy H Davis
Born: around 1924
Idaho, United States
Billy J Davis
Born: around 1926
Arizona, United States
Billy T Davis
Born: around 1920
California, United States
Billy T Davis
Born: around 1920
Ohio, United States
Billy R Davis
Born: around 1927
Texas, United States
Billy H Davis
Born: around 1927
Texas, United States
Billy J Davis
Born: around 1924
Oklahoma, United States
Billy J Davis
Born: around 1923
Oklahoma, United States
Billy L Davis
Born: around 1926
South Dakota, United States
Billy B Davis
Born: around 1926
Iowa, United States
Billy E Davis
Born: around 1920
Iowa, United States

Other Davises

Irene Davis
Jul 12, 1903 - Dec 8, 1996
Weatherford, TX
Laura Mae Davis
Apr 12, 1946 - Apr 23, 2009
Meridian, Texas
Mary Davis
Dec 17, 1901 - October 1982
Sandra Gail Davis
Mar 1, 1945 - Feb 11, 2007
Glyndora Davis
Jul 22, 1927 - Nov 19, 2005
Wichita Falls, TX
Gordon Wayne Davis
Feb 12, 1948 - Mar 16, 2011
Newcastle, Texas
Beattie Anne Davis
Dec 19, 1935 - Aug 21, 2006
Plano, Texas
Tim W Davis
Oct 5, 1946 - Jun 15, 2010
Indianapolis, IN
Bruce Davis
Oct 25, 1945 - Jul 16, 2010
Mildred Davis
Aug 4, 1905 - May 1986
Beaumont, Texas
Edward L Davis
Aug 8, 1945 - Apr 10, 1989
Mary Davis
Nov 6, 1912 - July 1985
Beaumont, Texas
Frank E Davis
May 10, 1946 - Mar 20, 2011
Rusk, Texas
Willie Davis
Mar 6, 1947 - September 1979
Bobby Leonard Davis
Apr 9, 1946 - Mar 3, 2006
Tyler, Texas
Odom E Davis
Oct 31, 1947 - May 18, 1993
Lottie M Davis
Apr 16, 1909 - May 23, 2003
Rusk, TX
William E Davis
Dec 11, 1946 - Sep 28, 2005
Palestine, TX
Patricia Ann Davis
Feb 26, 1982 - Nov 19, 2008
Corene Davis
Nov 22, 1911 - August 1990

Other Bios

Lillie B Arnold
Oct 10, 1914 - Apr 9, 2003
South Bend, IN
Glyn Hobbs
Dec 8, 1943 - July 1974
David E Mclemore
Mar 5, 1947 - Mar 21, 1967
Audrey F Hankins
Feb 25, 1952 - Jun 8, 1988
Cleburne, TX
Peggy Stone
Sep 6, 1946 - October 1978
James Rucker Wilkins
Oct 17, 1947 - Jul 17, 2009
Joyce Dunagan
Sep 12, 1950 - February 1978
Fort Worth, Texas
John Purdy
Apr 9, 1949 - Dec 9, 2010
Maness F Price
Apr 4, 1943 - Jun 29, 2005
Paxton, MA
Freddy Ray
Nov 9, 1942 - October 1975
Gary Garrett
Feb 7, 1945 - October 1972
John F Bassham Jr
Nov 12, 1947 - Mar 11, 2006
David Redmon
Nov 18, 1945 - May 1976
Alba Wells
Nov 11, 1900 - April 1985
Fort Worth, Texas
Janice Turner
Jan 12, 1944 - June 1976
Cushing, Texas
Louie Hornbuckle
Jan 28, 1946 - February 1979
Tommy Payne
Aug 18, 1946 - Feb 15, 2010
New York, NY, Africa
Gary Bauer
Aug 9, 1945 - May 1981
Brenda Joyce Webb
Feb 26, 1945 - Apr 6, 2007
Stephenville, Texas
Bobby G Anderson
Oct 25, 1945 - Dec 22, 1996
Success Stories from Biographies like Billy W Davis
I have to tell you a VERY special story about how AncientFaces helped to reunite our family. For 13 years, I have been searching for my grandmother's missing sister. She just disappeared from the family in the 1930s without a trace. No one ever knew where or when she died or where she was buried. My years of searching have just run into dead ends, so I had given up. Today, out-of-the-blue, a young lady called me and said that she had seen a photograph on AncientFaces and one of the women in the photo was her grandmother! Little did I know that she had left a small child behind when she died so young of TB. You can imagine our shock and excitement at finding each other and a whole new family that we never knew existed. We only live one state away from each other and very soon plan to have all family members meet to share our sides of "the story" and of course, many, many more picturesl AncientFaces...... without you, this family may never have been complete and Aunt Grace would have been lost to us forever. I hope you realize what a valuable service you provide and how grateful we are to have found you. Thank you!!!! -Lynda B.
I never knew my biological family. My family is my mother and father who raised me. But, as I got older I got curious about my heritage. It took me years of investigation to finally discover my parents’ names. Well, I get goosebumps just writing this, I have found my biological family because of AncientFaces. Yes!! I did a search for my [parents' names] and was shocked to find a photo of them on AncientFaces! I cannot tell you the feeling that came over me when I saw this photo - to see the faces of my biological parents…JUST LIKE THAT. I left a comment on the photo and you won’t believe this - the owner of the photo is MY SISTER!!! Yes, I have a LITTLE sister! It turns out my parents were too young when they had me and had to give me up. My little sister knew I existed and wanted to find me but had no way of doing it. Thanks to you I am meeting my little sister for the first time next month. GOD BLESS YOU ANCIENTFACES. -Anonymous
We have found our missing relative entirely thanks to AncientFaces. We have received a much clearer photo of Captain Grant from his Son. The picture we on AncientFaces is an old yellowed newspaper photo. I am attaching the new photo and ask that you take the old one out and put the new clear picture in its place. With our Canadian Remembrance Day here in 2 days - the timing could not be better. Thank You, AncientFaces. My long lost Aunt is now 86 years old and her Son and I are talking by phone and e-mails. Captain Grant was his Father and died in France in 1944 and is buried there. By posting pictures of the visit to his gravesite - we connected through one of his brothers. Amazing that our prayers have been answered. Thank you -Beth B.
I came home for lunch yesterday and decided to look at my email before going back to work. The weekly newsletter that I subscribe to from the Logan Family History Center had this message in it about AncientFaces. I clicked on the link and the first search I did was for Woodruff, and Mamie was the first picture that came up. I could hardly stand it. I was late getting back to work. I had to add comments and write to you. Thank you for noticing her in the store and for the website. I can't help but wonder how many other family pictures may have ended up in that store and why. I also can't help but feel that it was meant to be and that there is a purpose that this picture is coming home as you say. What are the chances of this all just happening? It's amazing that you even picked it up at the store and then went to all the extra effort to post it. It makes me feel as though you have been my friend forever. It certainly has given me a connection to you, and I have a love for what you do. I just can't tell you how excited I am. I can't even hold it in. -Cathy K., Utah
I have previously submitted several pictures of my grandfather August Zemidat. I have tried for many years to find anyone with that name, and I have searched many genealogy web sites to no avail. Recently I was contacted by someone who saw my pictures on AncientFaces who may well be a cousin. She also provided me with information that seems to indicate her grandparents were my grandfather’s siblings. Considering the many years I have been searching for the name Zemidat, I find this is absolutely amazing that I have finally found a family member. Thank you AncientFaces -Ron D.
I love AncientFaces, a while back I saw that you had labeled Garcia surname pictures. At the time I didn’t have all my family facts for my research. Anyway, I wandered into your site just to check it out AND NOW 1 YEAR LATER I received a picture from an 87 year old aunt and guess what you had this very same picture on your site!! (They were my great aunts and my great-grandmother!). Thank you… -Angela M.
I have loved AncientFaces since I first found it, it's the first thing I check when I turn on the computer. There was a time when even in the most modest households there were three cherished possessions, a family Bible. a family album and a fancy lamp. It was usual for the family to gather in the parlour, generally on Sunday and talk, tell stories of family and friends with the photos in the albums as illustration. Sadly in our modern electronic age we have fallen away from the oral tradition and interest in history has waned. I was quite shocked on the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic to see so many comments from younger people who were surprised to learn that the Titanic wasn't just a movie. This is why AncientFaces is so important, to me it's the electronic age version of the oral tradition on a global scale and the sheer volume of people who follow, comment and contribute seems to prove the point. We are all grateful to you all for providing us with this wonderful site. - Arba M.