|Birth: ||Aug. 14, 1939|
|Death: ||Nov. 25, 2006|
BALD KNOB -- Lee Roy Davis, 67, of Bald Knob died Saturday, Nov. 25, 2006.
Born Aug. 14, 1939, in Independ-ence County, he was the son of Claud and Avis Dale Davis. He was a graduate of Batesville High School. He was a 1968 graduate of the Arkansas State Police Academy and was assigned to Ozark in Franklin County. In 1970 he transferred to White County, where he worked until he retired with the rank of corporal in 1996 after 28 years of service in the Highway Patrol Division of the Arkansas State Police. He was a former deputy with the Independence County Sheriff’s Department.
He was a Baptist and a member of Bell Lodge at Bethesda. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan and enjoyed country music, playing the guitar and singing.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Cason Davis; two daughters, Vickie Schlechtweg of Maumelle and Lechelle Cross of Bald Knob; a stepson, Timothy Ottinger of Bald Knob; three brothers, Tom Davis of De Witt and Winston Davis and J.O. Davis, both of Batesville; and three grandchildren, Coleton Cross of Bald Knob, Lauren Boren of North Little Rock and Kate Schlechtweg of Maumelle.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a granddaughter, Paige Cross; and a stepdaughter, Sandra Ottinger.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Powell Funeral Home in Bald Knob with the Rev. Treva Mills officiating. Burial will follow at 2:30 p.m. in Campground Cemetery at Bethesda.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 tonight with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8.
Memorials may be made to Arkansas Children's Hospital, P.O. Box 2222, Little Rock, AR 72203 or First Methodist Church Building Fund in Bald Knob.
Condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Claud D. Davis (1916 - 1975)
Avis V. Dale Davis (1920 - 2001)
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Record added: Mar 04, 2010
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