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October 5, 2009

Leonard Davis

Leonard Davis, 78, of Orange, died Friday, October 2, 2009 in Beaumont.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend David Burkheimer of Community Church.

Visitation will be 1:00 p.m., Tuesday at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Leonard was born on March 29, 1931 in Orange. He was the son of Morris and Ruth (Bowles) Davis. Leonard was a Captain with the US Air Force, discharged from active duty in January 1956. He graduated from Texas A&M; with a Bachelors Degree in Chemical Engineering and worked for Sun Oil. Leonard has been a volunteer chaplain for TDCJ, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, for 15 years and has won the Governor’s Award for the past three years for having the most hours as a volunteer. He was also a member of Community Church.

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