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Bruce M. Davis

May 15, 1954 September 21, 2018
Bruce M. Davis
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ROUGEMONT: Bruce Morgan Davis, 64, died Friday, September 21, 2018, at Hock Family Pavilion. He was born in Orange Co., the son of the late Claiborne Lee Davis and Aline Morgan Davis. Mr. Davis was known for being a servant to his community.

Mr. Davis is survived by his wife of 22 years, Harriet Davis; daughter, Brittany Davis and friend Matt; sons, Alex Davis and wife Cassie, Brian Carden and fiancé Leigh; grandchildren, Zack and Dylan Carden; brother, Robert C. Davis and wife Ruth; sister, Donna Ruth Carpenter and several nephews and nieces. In addition to his parents, Mr. Davis was also predeceased by his sister, Nancy Vickers.

Mr. Davis began a life of service at an early age at New Hope Fire and Rescue Squad in Orange County, initially as a volunteer fireman and EMT in 1973, then working as the Secretary to the Fire Department Board of Directors and was responsible for purchasing for the Fire Department by 1979. He became Chief of New Hope Rescue Squad in 1979 and worked there until the station was dissolved by the county on 1981.

Mr. Davis served as a Carrboro Reserve Police Officer starting in 1976 and was Senior Officer over all of the Reserve Force by 1979. He quit the force in 1981 when he began to serve for South Orange Rescue Squad as a Paramedic for 12 years until he retired in 1993.

Mr. Davis then served as a Paramedic/Driver for EastCare Air and Ground Advanced Emergency Medical Transportation for EastCare/Pitt County Ambulance Company in Greenville, NC from 1993 to 1995.

After moving back to the Triangle, he served at Durham Regional Hospital as a Senior Remote Cardiographic Technician in Telemetry for almost 14 years until his illness began in 2009.

Through all of his physical battles, he still managed to serve through his beloved local Rougemont Ruritan Club. He was elected as Office Secretary to the Board of Directors and through his volunteering provided much needed serves to the community such as fundraising activities, new member recruitment, and retention, and served as Recycling Ambassador for Durham County as well as many other club committees.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, October 13 at Rougemont Ruritan Club with Rev. Robert C Davis officiating. The family will receive friends during that time.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Blindspot Animal Sanctuary, 307 Bacon Road, Rougemont, NC 27572.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to

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2:00 PM 10/13/2018 2:00:00 PM
Rougemont Ruritan Club

212 Bacon Road
Rougemont, NC 27572

Rougemont Ruritan Club
212 Bacon Road Rougemont 27572 NC
United States

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