Davis, Lyman Ellis

Davis – Lyman Ellis Davis passed away  in Brooks on May 31st, 2003 at the  age of 80 years. Lyman was born in  Islay, Alberta on October 23rd, 1922 and  resided in Marwayne, Alberta until joining  the Militia in 1938. He enlisted with the  Royal Canadian Army in 1939 at the age  of 17 and served overseas during Word  War Two. Lyman received six medals in  his army career and was injured towards  the end of the war which delayed his  coming home for several months, finally  arriving in January of 1946. The war  gave him an opportunity to drive his  first vehicle, an armored tank. After  his discharge, Lyman worked and lived  in various places throughout British  Columbia and Alberta. Some of the jobs  included a cement factory, ranching and  logging. He was injured in a logging  accident on February 3rd, 1970 near  Rocky Mountain House breaking his  back. After a long recovery he moved  to Patricia and come to Brooks to  the Pioneer Villa in 1998. Lyman was  predeceased by his parents George and Mabel, sister Mildred Scott, brother  Charlie Davis, sister Ethel Aebly and nephews Larry, David and Darcy. He is  survived by his loving family, sister Louise Musgrove of Patricia; brothers Steve of  Tofield and Frank (Joyce) of Lloydminster, Saskatchewan; brother-in-law Ed Aebly  of Brooks; numerous nieces and nephews and several great nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, June 5th from Brooks  UnitedChurch. Rev. George Edmonds officiating. Fraternal services conducted by  members of the Royal Canadian Legion, EID Branch #63. Honorary Pallbearers  are all of Lyman’s many friends. Interment to follow at the Field of Honor, Brooks  Cemetery. In memory of Lyman, if friends desire, memorial tributes may be made  to either the Royal Canadian Legion #63 Poppy Fund Box 967, Brooks T1R 1B8  or charity of choice. Arrangements in care of SMITH FUNERAL HOME, Brooks.  Telephone 362-4636 or 1-866-362-4652.