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April 5, 1925 - April 9, 2017
Burial Date: April 13, 2017
Funeral Home Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs
Cemetery Crown Hill Cemetery
- Visitation: 6:30-8pm, Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs
- Funeral: 11:00 am, Thursday, April 13, 2017, at the funeral home
- Burial will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery, Excelsior Springs, MO
Carl Lester Davis, 92, of Excelsior Springs, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017, in Excelsior Springs, MO.
Visitation will be Wednesday, April 12, 2017, from 6:30-8pm at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs. The funeral will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery, Excelsior Springs, MO.
Carl was born April 5, 1925. He is the son of the late Claude Mitchell and the late Mable Claire (Douglas) Davis. He married Benetta Geraldine Aldrich on May 19, 1946, at Christian Union Church, Excelsior Springs.
He served in the US Army during WWII. Later, he was employed by the Bendix plant as a Millwright. A life-long resident of Excelsior Springs, Carl was a member of Excelsior Springs Baptist Church and the Excelsior Springs VFW.
Carl is survived by his wife of 70 years: Benetta Geraldine (Aldrich) Davis; one daughter: Karen Kay Jones; and one son: David Earl (Carla) Davis. He also has thirteen grandchildren, and twenty-seven great-grandchildren. Carl is also survived by his cousins: Guy (Myrna Loy) Wayman, and Diane (Steve) Sapp; and a cousin-in-law: Doris Jean Warren.
In addition to his parents, Carl was preceded in death by his daughter, Becky Sue Batchelor.