Cherryvale-----Harley L. Davis died at his home Friday, May 29th 2015.
He leaves his wife Rosalie (Shelley) Cunningham Davis. His daughter Trisha and husband Tony Bradley of Independence. He also leaves his stepdaughters, Stephanie and her husband Wayne Zimmerman of Mound Valley, Lesa and her husband Derrick Davis of Bolton and Lena Sutton of Independence. He also leaves a son Travis and his wife Michelle Davis of Mannford OK, and a stepson David and his wife Val Sutton of Independence. He also leaves his sisters Billie Heape of Mannford OK, Debra Sumner of Oxford KS and Ricki (Darnell) Depeuter of Independence. Harley has 14 grandchildren, 8 great grand children and 1 great great grandchild.
Harley was born in Kansas City, MO. to Mildred and Dennis Davis. He spent his young years growing up in Syracuse, KS then moved in his teens to Elk City, KS. He then moved Independence, KS where he lived many years before making Cherryvale his home.
In his earlier years Harley worked for Santa Fe Railroad. He worked for them for 13 years and In that period of time he made some lifelong friends. He and his second wife (deceased) started a contracting business. He then partnered with his daughter Trisha Bradley in running Davis Contracting, LP. They currently have contracts with four federal lakes. This allowed Harley to travel amongst the lakes and meet and make many friends. To all his friends ..Thank you!
Harley enjoyed a good cookout with family and friends. He also liked to hunt and fish.
Per Harley's request, there will be no service.
In his own words, "I have had a good full life," He wanted everyone to continue on with theirs.
Potts Chapel of Cherryvale is assisting the family.