Funeral Services for Dylan Adam Davis, 18, who passed away Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, in Roswell, are scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in the Sanctuary at Valley Christian Academy, 1500 S. Main. Ryan Reynolds from Redeemer Christian Fellowship will be officiating with burial to follow at South Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-7:30 p.m., Friday evening at Ballard Funeral Home.
Dylan was born Jan. 14, 1995 in Fairfax, Va., to Darren Davis and Shelly Forrester Marling. His parents, Darren and Melissa Davis, survive him at the family home in Roswell. Dylan also is survived by his sisters: Kimberly Davis, Stephanie Zens and Kendra Wall, all of Roswell; half-sister Shana Marling; half-brother Travis Fuller; grandparents: Dewey and Debbie Davis, Kathy and David Brown, Larry and Margie Wilson, all of Roswell, and Jack and Kris Forrester, of Alaska; great-grandparents: Wilfred and Tootie Gilmore, of Roswell, and Tom Grady Jr., of Roswell; uncles and aunts: Darrell and Alice Davis, of Frisco, Texas, and Jason and Paddy Forrester, of Roswell; niece and nephew, Aria Zens and Dakota Wall; cousins: Oliver, Owen, Grayer Davis, of Frisco, Texas, and other numerous family friends.
Dylan was a proud graduate from Goddard High School, Class of 2013; he was continuing his education at ENMU-Roswell. Dylan was very proud of his middle school and high school years at Valley Christian Academy. While at VCA, Dylan found his love and yearning for his spiritual life with God.
Dylan listed his occupation as “gopher” while working in the family business, Davis Rental & Supply. There was not a job that he took lightly. He was not afraid to try anything and excelled in all of his work. Dylan loved to play baseball and basketball. In high school, Dylan was active in the vocational/agriculture department and FFA. Dylan also loved to weld, work on trucks, snowboarding and wakeboarding.
Serving as pallbearers will be: Dakota Hiatt, Taden McConnell, Austin Hensley, Tyler Forrester, Jacob Vander Mullen and Kelly Richardson.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at ballardfuneralhome.com.