Obituary of Vernon Davis
VERNON LEE DAVIS
MCALLEN - Vernon Lee Davis, 88, went to be with our Lord, Friday, November 28, 2018, in Mission. Born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, Vernon graduated from Breckinridge High School in 1948. Mr. Davis, graduated form Baylor University with a bachelor's degree in journalism. He received his master's degree in journalism from Texas A&M University-Commerce, in Commerce, Texas. Mr. Davis was a newspaperman with the San Antonio Express and for the Port Arthur News before coming to Pan American College in 1961, where he became Director of the Office of Public Information. Vernon also sponsored the yearbook and the campus newspaper and later taught journalism and photography. Mr. Davis was proud to have traveled and reported on the Bronc's 1963 NAIA National Men's Basketball Championship team.
Mr. Davis is survived by his wife of 44 years, Ada Davis; his daughter, Pamela (David) Ringold; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, December 3, 2018, at Roselawn Mausoleum Chapel 1201 South Main Street in McAllen. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery in McAllen.
Funeral services are under the direction of Legacy Chapels in Edinburg.
4610 S. Jackson Rd.
Edinburg, TX 78539
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