Paul W. Davis of Waldron, Arkansas left this earth for his home in Heaven on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at age 74. He was born on October 3,1946 to W.W.(Dick) Davis and L.V. (Plummer) Davis. The First Baptist Church in Waldron is where he was saved and baptized as a young man. Paul was an honor graduate of WHS with the class of 1964.
As a young boy, Paul had a great interest in horses. It was in his teen years that he began his rodeo journey. Paul and his well trained mare, Jeanie, participated in the Arkansas High School Rodeo at Conway, Arkansas in his sophomore, junior and senior years in the cutting horse event. His senior year they won State and were honored to be contestants in the National High School Rodeo in Valentine Nebraska. Paul's second rodeo event, saddle bronc riding, started at Waldron's arena and continued with him through his college years. He was affectionately tagged with the name "Pete" throughout his rodeo days. His college education was in Animal Science at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma. Paul and his family lived several years at Satana, Kansas before moving back to Waldron where he worked in farm and cattle management with his Dad.
He was was preceded in death by his parents, and one step-granddaughter, Kristy (Hauser) Farhat.
Paul is survived by his devoted, loving wife, Chris, one daughter, Paula Beth Higgins of Lipan, Texas, one son, Warren Davis (Kayla) of Waldron, Arkansas and his sister, Phyllis (Davis) Richardson (Gary) of Waldron, Arkansas. He will always be lovingly remembered by his six grandchildren, Hunter Wagner and Delaney (Wagner) Fox of Lipan, Texas, Destiny Davis, Paul Logan Davis, Bently Davis and Sophia Davis all of Waldron, Arkansas and one great grandson, Brax Fox of Lipan, Texas as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Paul's life celebration will be a private family service, Monday, December 28, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron, Arkansas with Bro. Bill Harwell and Butch Morgan officiating. Public visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Arrangements and cremation are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory.
The service will be live streamed on Paul's memorial page at www.heritagememorialfh.com.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the Waldron Nursing Center activity fund.