Kenneth Victor Davis, 80, Climax Springs, went to join the love of his life, Sandra, on 14th of November, 2018 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. He was born on May 14, 1938 in New Bedford, MA to Gordon Victor Frank and Joan (Airey) Davis.
Kenneth joined the Marine Corps in May 1955 and served our country for 20.5 years. He served three tours of duty in the Vietnam War. He was Drill Sargent and EOD Expert before retiring in 1975, achieving the rank of Captain. He was the recipient of numerous medals, and awards.
He was united in marriage to Ruth Sharon Duty in1959 in Oxnard, CA. They were married for 21 years and were blessed with four children. In 1993 he married Sandra Inman, they were married 19 years before her death in August, 2012. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Sandra, his sister Marilyn Pence, and his grandsons Derek Wayne Ford and Kenneth Richard Davis.
Kenneth is survived by his children, Kenny (Darla) Davis of Midland, TX, Sheri (Alan) Robertson of Odessa, TX, Steve Davis of Tulsa, OK, and Mike (Roxanne) Davis of San Antonio, TX; 7 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters Joan Stokes, Diane Rodriquez, Deborah (Don) Lawson and Michele Garand; brothers Mark (Joyce) Garand and Bruce (Edia) Garand. Graveside services, with full military honors, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 19, 2018 in Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, under the care of J.D. Lee and Sons Funeral Home, Rogersville.
A visitation will be held, before the service, from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Monday, November 19, 2018 in the funeral home. Online condolences maybe made at www.jdleeandsons.com.