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Lloyd Davis Jr.

June 6, 1931 — March 5, 2016

Lloyd Leslie Davis Jr. was born in Knox City, Texas on June 6, 1931, to Daisy and Lloyd L. Davis Sr.

He died March 5, 2016 at home in Ruidoso, New Mexico. Lloyd attended elementary school in Knox City. He graduated from Lubbock High School, Lubbock, Texas, in 1949. He then entered New Mexico Military Institute where he completed Junior College 1953 and Senior College 1955 He was commissioned into the United States Army as a First Lieutenant and served in Germany from 1956 to 1958. He returned to Ruidoso and with his parents developed and operated Davis Developments. Lloyd was Mayor of Ruidoso from 1966 to 1972 and from 1974 to 1982 and from 1986 to 1990. He was General Manager of Ruidoso Jockey Club from 1973 until his retirement in 2006.

Lloyd was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Lottie-Beth Davis.

A Celebration of Life will be Saturday, March 26, at the Ruidoso Jockey Club from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. with comments at 5:00 P.M.


Celebration of Life

Ruidoso Jockey Club
Ruidoso Downs Race Track
Ruidoso Downs, NM  88346
Saturday, March 26, 2016
4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M.
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