82-year-old Conroe, Texas, resident Francis O’Bryan “Bryan” Davis died on Tuesday, January 7th, after a brief illness. He was born to the late Albert and Daisy Davis on October 9, 1937, in McLeansboro. After graduating from SIU, he graduated from the University of Illinois Medical School in Chicago and went on to complete residencies in General Surgery at the Illinois Masonic and Westside VA Hospitals and Anesthesiology at UCLA in Los Angeles, California. He relocated to Conroe in 1974, opening the department of anesthesiology at Doctors Hospital. After 27 years of private practice, he retired in 2001. He was a loving father who enjoyed tennis, golf, and ranching. His hard work and compassionate medical care improved the lives of his patients in the community.
Bryan Davis is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Sandra; two children: Dr. Brent (Cathy) Davis of Tyler, Texas, and Liz (Dr. Frank) McGehee of Midland, Texas; and six grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Visitation for Bryan Davis will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday (January 18th) at Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro. A graveside service will follow at 11 a.m. at the Odd Fellows Cemetery in McLeansboro.