Gary W. Davis Sr.

Gary W. Davis Sr.

Gary W. Davis Sr., 66, of Jonesboro, died Saturday, June 6, 2020, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

He was born on April 22, 1954, in Cairo, the son of Warren and Edna May Reed Davis. He married Cora Burton.

Mr. Davis is survived by his wife, Cora; his children, Jessica Smith, Billy, Allan, Jerry and Ashley Davis; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; his siblings, Annie Patterson, Pat Diaz, Birdie Gibson and Carolyn Foster; other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by one son, Gary Wayne Davis Jr.; three brothers, Albert, Josh and Robert Davis; and one sister, Alice Davis.

He loved spending time with his family and friends; he was always the life of the party. He enjoyed fishing, camping and mushroom hunting.

Private graveside services for Gary W. Davis Sr. will be held at St. John’s Cemetery near Dongola.

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements.

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