Marco Davila

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Dallas, TX

Branch of Service: Dallas Fire-Rescue

Rank: Driver Engineer

Marco was nearly finished with his 20th year with Dallas Fire Rescue, where he served as a Driver Engineer of Engine 15B in the heart of Oak Cliff. Prior to working for the fire department, Marco worked for the Dallas County Juvenile Department as a juvenile probation officer at the Letot Center.

He had a heart of gold and a charming and captivating personality that could make anyone laugh. His confidence and wittiness would light up any room and have him making friends in no time. He was truly a special person! Very proud of his Mexican heritage, Marco often said he was “brown and proud!” He was an exceptional and loving husband, father, son, brother, grandfather, uncle, and friend.

He married his childhood sweetheart, Denise, in 1995. They shared over 30 years together and were blessed with two children, Mariah C. Davila and Marc A. Davila.

Age: 45

Date of Death: March 23, 2016

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