Gary Davis, 68 of Colbert, Okla., was born on Dec. 22, 1950 in Denison, Texas. He passed away on Nov. 27 at the Sulphur Oklahoma VA Center. He was a 1969 graduate of Denison High School.
He served in the Army and was stationed in Germany. He was a member of the American Legion Post 231 and Disabled Veterans (DAV). He was of Baptist faith. He loved spending time with his family and friends and listening to music. He enjoyed fishing, collecting antiques, and going to garage sales. He never met a stranger and was always willing to lend a hand.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse D and Edith Davis; brother-in-law, Nick Williams; brother-in-law, Terry Driggs; nephew, Dylan Williams, and niece, Ashley Williams.
He is survived by his daughters, Amanda Davis of Oklahoma City, and Shannon Davis of Chicago, Ill.; his sisters, Faye Brockett and Gary Westbrook, Wanda Williams, and Dawna Driggs of Colbert, Okla.; his nephews, Kim Brockett of Colbert, Okla., Chris and wife Katie Brockett of Broken Arrow, Okla., Shane Westbrook and wife Delana of Trenton, Texas and Jared Hartwright of Colbert, Okla.; his niece, Natalie and husband Johnny Cardenas of Nacogdoches, Texas; and his great-nephews, Easton Cardenas of Colbert, Okla.; Tate Brockett, Sam Brockett and Gus Brockett of Broken Arrow, Okla., Cruz Cardenas of Nacogdoches, Texas, Kason Ford Brockett of Durant, Okla., and great-nieces, Heathyr Brockett of Denton, Texas and Zoe Cardenas of Colbert, Okla.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, Dec. 1, from 3-4 p.m. at the American Funeral Service on 107 N. Burney, in Colbert, Okla. The funeral will be held on Monday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Colbert, Okla. with Randy Lewis officiating.
Interment will follow at Garden of Memory Cemetery in Colbert, Okla. Kim Brockett, Chris Brockett, Jared Hartwright, Justin Ingram, Jason Tally and Johnny Cardenas will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Kenneth Chester, James Tally, Gary Westbrook and Shane Westbrook.
The family would like to give special thanks to the Sulphur Vet Center Nursing Home in Sulphur, Okla. and Dr. Mosley and all of the employees for their care and attention during his stay.