Marvin “Dale” Davis

Marvin “Dale” Davis, 85, of Knob Noster, MO passed away August 10, 2019 from his battle with cancer. Graveside services will be held at 4:00pm Monday, October 14, 2019 at Knob Noster Cemetery, Knob Noster, MO.

Mr. Davis was born July 28, 1934 in Ava, Missouri. After retiring from the Air Force Dale and Isabel spent most winters where it was warm. They enjoyed winters in Corpus Christi, Texas where Dale played golf with the “Rowdy Golfers”. He loved his golf and card playing buddies at Royal Oaks. He enjoyed mornings with the gang at Micky D’s. He was a loyal friend, loving husband, awesome father, wonderful grandfather, and a darn good golfer! If there is a golf course in Heaven he is playing on it now. He will be missed.

He was preceded in death by: wife, Isabel (Cave) Davis; father, Frank Davis; mother, Gertie Davis; sisters: Lavera (Davis) Nelson, Thelma (Davis) O’Halleran and Jean (Davis) Duncan; brothers: Sherman Davis and Henry Davis.

Survivors include: son, Jeffery Davis & wife Kelly of Knob Noster, MO; daughters: Dianne (Davis) Reese & husband Rob of Colorado Springs, CO, Jennifer (Davis) Brewer & husband Mark of Moro IL and Cynthia (Davis) Hill of Oklahoma City OK; sisters: Media Key of Lakeland FL and Alta Schmidt of Jerome, ID; brothers: Jesse Davis of Lakeland FL and Frank Davis Jr. of Yelm, WA; 10 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and many nephews, nieces and cousins.

Visits: 3


  1. Carol Peterson on August 24, 2019 at 1:31 am

    I’m so sorry for your loss! Dale was a generous, fun and loving man! He will be sincerely missed. His family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Gary Galloway on August 24, 2019 at 9:29 am

    So sorry for your loss. He will be sincerely missed by many. Prayers for comfort for the family.

  3. Dwight and Ruth Anne Parrott on August 24, 2019 at 9:54 am

    So sorry about your loss

  4. Cindy Hawkins Robinson on August 24, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Sorry to hear of the loss of your father.

  5. Rick Johnson on August 24, 2019 at 12:47 pm

    Sorry to hear of Dale’s passing. Thoughts and prayers to the family.

  6. Keith and Karen Woods on August 25, 2019 at 7:08 am

    So very sorry for your loss. Praying you will find comfort and peace. If you need anything please let us know…

  7. April Rice on August 25, 2019 at 9:13 am

    My condolences to you and the family. Rest In Peace Dale

  8. Eugene Anderson on August 25, 2019 at 10:33 am

    Sorry for your loss.

  9. Annette Angeles and RG FCU on August 26, 2019 at 9:59 am

    Our condolences to everyone in the family.
    He will be missed.

  10. Vivian J Draper on August 31, 2019 at 9:15 pm

    So sorry! He was always very nice and remember he loved talking about golf clubhouse days. To his family prayers of comfort and strength.

  11. Bruce Myers on October 11, 2020 at 3:58 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. I enjoyed visiting with Dale on my returns back to Knob Noster. Sending my thoughts and prayers to the family and friends.
    Bruce Myers

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