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Joseph Wells Davis

Male 1921 - 2009  (88 years)


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  • Name Joseph Wells Davis 
    Born 13 Sep 1921  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Oct 2009  St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 30 Oct 2009  Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3284  Rossville
    Last Modified 12 May 2018 

    Father Marion Francis Davis,   b. 10 Jan 1889, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1968, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Anna Josephine Wells Elkins Davis,   b. 22 Dec 1899,   d. 15 Jul 1936  (Age 36 years) 
    Family ID F1555  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ruth Elizabeth Reser Davis,   b. 18 Jan 1931, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 2019, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 30 Jul 1949 
    Children 
     1. Josephine Davis
     2. Dianne Davis Park
     3. Bill Davis
     4. Debra Davis Bond
     5. David Davis
     6. Brenda Davis Parsons
     7. Melinda Davis Fidler
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2020 00:08:09 
    Family ID F1564  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Obituary- Davis, Joseph 1
    Obituary- Davis, Joseph 1
    Joseph Wells Davis

    ST. MARYS - Joseph Wells Davis passed away at his home Wednesday, October 28, 2009. He was born September 13, 1921 at Rossville, the son of Marion and Josephine Wells Davis.

    Mr. Davis was a farmer in the Topeka area for 36 years and raised Registered Angus Cattle. In recent years he farmed in the St. Marys area.

    He was preceded in death by his brothers, Stanley A. Davis, Francis Davis and his brother Ted Davis. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Helen Thompson.

    On July 30, 1949 he was united in marriage to Ruth Elizabeth Reser. She survives of the home. He is also survived by his seven children, Josephine Davis, Dianne (Bud) Park, Bill (Marsha) Davis, Debbie (Mike) Bond, David Davis, Brenda Parsons and Melinda Fidler; a sister Linda Korcal; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

    Funeral services will be at 10:30 A.M. Friday, October 30, 2009 at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys. Interment will be in the Rossville Cemetery. Mr. Davis will lie in state after 6:00 P.M. at the funeral home where the family will receive friends from 6:30 until 8:00 P.M. Memorial contributions may be made to the Joseph Davis Memorial Fund and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to www.piperfuneralhome.com.
    Obituary- Davis, Joseph 2
    Obituary- Davis, Joseph 2
    Joseph Wells Davis

    Joseph Wells Davis passed away at his home Oct. 28, 2009.

    He was born Sept. 13, 1921 at Rossville, the son of Marion and Josephine Wells Davis.

    Mr. Davis was a farmer in the Topeka area for 36 years and raised registered Angus cattle. In recent years he farmed in the St. Marys area.

    He was preceded in death by his brothers, Stanley A. Davis, Francis Davis and his half brother Ted Davis. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Helen Thompson.

    On July 30, 1949 he was united in marriage to Ruth Elizabeth Reser. She survives of the home. He is also survived by his seven children and their spouses, Josephine Davis, Dianne and Bud Park, Bill and Marsha Davis, Debbie and Mike Bond, David Davis, Brenda Parsons and Melinda Fidler; a sister, Linda Korcal; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

    Funeral services were Oct. 30 at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys. Interment was in the Rossville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Joseph Davis Memorial Fund and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple St., St. Marys, KS 66536.