David Doland Davis, 74, died July 16, 2016, at Joe Clark's Assisted Living, Nevada, MO. He was born January 17, 1942, in Harper, KS, to Donivan and Isabel (Walter) Davis. He was a devoted father, grandfather, and a great-grandfather who loved traveling to see his family whenever he could.
David loved to fish at Table Rock Lake with his Dad and kids. He took long drives through the back roads and loved the rolling hills, the green fields and trees.
He married Joyce A. Rexroat on December 9, 1959 in Pratt, KS. They divorced one year later. He then married Mianna C. Kaiser on April 3, 1961, in Clayton, New Mexico. They divorced after 17 years.
Survivors include: his former spouse Mianna Forrester; his daughter Rebecca and husband Ed, Sahuarita, AZ; sons, Douglas and wife Renee Davis, Gaithersburg, MD; Allen and wife Connie Davis, Hooker, Ok; daughters, Barbara and husband Earl Mallard, Guymon, OK; Melissa and husband Kevin Hook, Guymon,OK; Jolene (primary caregiver) and husband Shannon Stone, Nevada,MO.
He had seventeen grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren with one more that is due this year; and five step-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Donna, brother Clinton, sister-in-law Shirley, and step-mother Joan.
Services will be held late August at a private ceremony in Branson, MO. Memorial donations to support the family with medical/funeral expenses may be made to Go Fund Me at https://www.gofundme.com/2eyu7f64