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Garry Davis

July 3, 1944 — February 22, 2016

GARRY LEE DAVIS

Garry Lee Davis, age 71, of Wayland, MO, passed away Monday, February 22, 2016 at his home.

Garry was born July 3, 1944 in Canton, MO, a son of Robert William and Mamie Hess Davis.

He married Connie S. Stevens in September of 1963 in Kahoka.

Survivors include one son, D. Scott Davis of Kahoka, MO; a daughter, Heidi Yvonne Davis-Ludwig of Wayland, MO; five grandchildren: Cody Blake Davis of Tucson, AZ, Cruise Lee Davis of Des Moines, IA, J. Chase Soper-Ludwig of Bozeman, MT, Connor C. Davis of Carroll, IA, and Paige Karsyn Davis of Kahoka, MO; one great granddaughter, Caycee Elaine Davis of Kahoka, MO; a sister, Betty (Herbert) Stevens of New London, IA; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Wayne Tallman of St. Francisville, MO, Rosie Davis Thompson of Monmouth, IL, Jerry (Linda) Scovern of Gastonia, NC, Terry (Tanya) Scovern of Springfield, IL, Mary Ann (Byron) Jackson of St. Joseph, MO, Stanley (Debbie) Stevens of Iowa City, IA, Jim Stevens, of Mesa, AZ, Karen Stevens Waller of Columbia, MO, Diane Charles) Kerner of Kahoka, MO and Nancy (Rodman) Seidle of Horseshoe Bend, AR; as well as nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Connie S. Davis; his parents; his in-laws, Asa "Brody" and Mary Stevens, Raymond Cecil and Ruth Elaine Morrison; a son, Garry Lee Davis, Jr.; a daughter, Robin Michelle Doyle-Davis; two brothers, Robert David Davis and his wife, Judy Davis-Dochterman, and Donald Davis; two sisters, Mary Lou Tallman and Linda J. Davis McCullough and her husband, Charles; brother-in-law, Kevin Raymond Morrison; sister-in-law, Glenda Stevens; and other relatives.

Garry had been an employee of Logsdon Elevator in Wayland for seventeen years. He then worked for twenty-three years at Hubingers until his health forced him to retire in 2003. He was a member of Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers, and Grain Millers Local 48G.
Garry was a dedicated and hard worker, only missing four days in his years of employment.

He was of the Baptist faith and attended faithfully as a child, receiving perfect attendance certificates each year. He also made sure his children were in church and within "thumping distance" during services. He and Connie loved traveling to Branson and spending time in their condo there. They loved Christmas and he spent many extra hours working in order to give his family and friends a special Christmas and providing his children with things he never had. In his free time he had been an avid hunter and fisherman. He also enjoyed remodeling his home and had a knack for fixing "anything". Many hours were spent visiting with friends in earlier years at Morgan Oil and recently at the service station and Fatboys in Wayland. Garry loved honoring Connie by maintaining the flower gardens she loved and adding to her wind chime collection because they reminded him of her and provided comfort.

Funeral services were held Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka with Rev. Dan Deatrick officiating. Special music included: "The Old Rugged Cross", "Spirit In The Sky", and "Come Sail Away". Burial will follow in Sand Cemetery at St. Francisville. Pallbearers were: Heidi Davis-Ludwig, D. Scott Davis, Chase Soper-Ludwig, Cruise Lee Davis, Mark Tallman, Chris Tallman, Andy Davis and Jeff Behnke.

Friends called at Wilson Funeral Home after 9 a.m. Saturday with family receiving friends from 9:30 a.m. until time of services.

Memorials may be made to the Wayland Fire Department for the Wayland First Responders.

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SERVICES
Visitation

Saturday, February 27, 2016
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Wilson Funeral Home
975 E Main
Kahoka, Missouri 63445

Funeral Service

Saturday, February 27, 2016
10:30 AM

Wilson Funeral Home
975 E Main
Kahoka, Missouri 63445

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