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Enlo Davis

March 29, 1941 — May 9, 2023


Enlo Dwain Davis was born on March 29, 1941, in Odessa, Texas and passed from this life to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at the age of 82.

Dwain was a lifelong Christian who was member of the Assembly of God family. He was one of the last of a breed of oilfield workers who started as a rig hand as a teenager and worked his way to Lead Hand, then to Tool Pusher and eventually to Company Man (Drilling Superintendent). He worked West Texas, Texas in general, South Dakota, South America, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Russia and Spain. He traveled the world with the oil field and loved every minute of his time abroad. Dwain also loved his motorcycles, for his height he could handle the largest of bikes. He had Gold Wings and Harleys in which he made several trips across country, even up into the Canadian Rockies and trips to the Sturgis and Aspencade bike rallies. He was a true West Texan and always called Odessa home, he loved Odessa Permian Football and enjoyed going to games.

He was survived by daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Bill Gaddis of Rosamond, California, daughter and son-in-law, Brandi and Brian Koch of Hurst, Texas; son, Tal Davis of Odessa; granddaughters, Candace Savarese and husband Tyler Savarese of Bakersfield, California, Ali Gaddis of Hurst, Texas, Michaela Gaddis of Palm Coast, Florida, Bailey Koch of Hurst, Texas; and great granddaughter, Rhea Savarese of Bakersfield; sisters, Karen Jaeger of Odessa and Daina Perkins of Midland; and several nieces and nephews throughout the Permian Basin.

He is preceeded in death by his parents, Perry Enlo Davis and Gwendolyn Davis Gipson; stepfather, Reed Gipson; brother, Perry Maxwell Davis; niece, Brittany Derrington; and nephew, Jamie Haiduk. He was greatly loved and will be missed tremendously.

Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, May 16, 2023, 1:00 PM, at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home. Reverend Dr. Jimmy Braswell will be officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Sunset Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Sunset Memorial Funeral Home

, Odessa, TX 79762

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