Oct 102011


Airman 1st Class Daryl Lee Davis

Birth: Jul. 5, 1946 Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC

Death: Nov. 30, 1967 Kontum, Vietnam.

US Air Force Airman 1st Class Daryl Lee Davis, Vietnam Veteran, native of Charlotte, NC was 21 years old and was married. It was reported that Daryl died when his plane crashed.

“I will never forget you. I will love you forever. Married just over a year when you perished. Had to go on with my life and have. But I WILL NEVER FORGET you and your ultimate sacrifice of bravery for me and OUR country. Linda Yvonne Ritter Davis Odom.”

He served with the Headquarters Squadron, 633rd Combat Support Group, 7th Air Force. He was awarded The Bronze Star Medal, The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and The Good Conduct Medal.

Burial: Sharon Memorial Park, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC; Plot: Sect.9 Lot # 19.

(Source: Posted with permission of Tom & Jim Reece, #46857744; finding NC Vietnam KIA/MIA’s gravesites; Reconfigured and submitted by: Ron Yates)

  3 Responses to “DAVIS, Daryl Lee”

  1. he is my step uncle

  2. Such a wonderful, loving and thoughtful man and HUSBAND…I will love you forever…..Linda

  3. The Pleiku Air Base Association is trying to find relatives of those brave men who did not return to Pleiku. We want to give them information about the annual reunion and the memorial service during which each of the fallen, including Daryl, are honored. Please accept my apologies for this search being decades old. If you or any of Daryl’s other relatives, would like information about the memorial service please contact me: Janet Anduss, PO Box 240 Barnsdall, OK 74002 or email janduss @ yahoo . com (remove spaces). Your loss is not forgotten!

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