Obituaries

David Davis

November 9, 1934 - August 23, 2017

David Ray Davis, 82, of Richmond, passed away Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at home in Richmond.

Family and friends gathered at Memory Gardens in Richmond on Saturday, August 26, 2017, for a graveside service.

David was born November 9, 1934, in Stratton, CO. He is the son of the late Bruce D and the late Amanda (Fisher) Davis. He married the Marian Smotherman on September 26, 1953, with whom he raised six children.

He retired from the Ford Motor Company where he worked as an Assembler. David loved spending time with his family, and watching his grandchildren and great-grandchildren grow.

He is survived by two daughters: Sandra Pitts of Kansas City, MO, and Linda Moss of Higginsville, MO; and three sons: Tom Davis of Richmond, MO, Steven Davis of Blue Springs, MO, and Paul Davis of Kansas City, MO; three sisters: Pauline Thompson, Elsie Stephens, and Heleane Davis; nine grandchildren: Christopher Davis, Shawn Davis, Shelby York, Nicole Marsh, Michael Cox, Kinzie Brown, Michael Bell, Samantha Taylor, and Brett Moss; and ten great-grandchildren: Tiye Davis, Liam Davis, Jace York, Cydney Marsh, Miranda Marsh, Mason Cox, Clayton Brown, Elijah Bell, Isaah Bell, and Devin Bell.

In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by his wife, Marian Davis; son, Mark Davis; brother, John Davis; and sister, Helen Veale.

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