|Birth: ||Oct. 17, 1928|
North Dakota, USA
|Death: ||Feb. 19, 2013|
Eugene "Gene" Roe Davis
October 17, 1928 - February 19, 2013
Resided in Harrison, ID
Eugene ( Gene) R. Davis, 84, of Harrison, ID
Died at North Idaho Advanced Care Hospital, Post Falls, ID February 19, 2013. He
was born at Belfield, ND on October 17, 1928. His parents were Leo Davis and Edith
He grew up in rural Billings County North Dakota and attended country schools there.
He married the love of his life, Dorothy Schuessler, August 17, 1953 in Billings,
He enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1945 and served in China with the 1st Marine
Battalion for two years. He joined the reserves and was recalled to serve in the
Korean War in the Assault Platoon with H-3-1.
He worked on ranches in Montana and Wyoming for several years before moving to
the Harrison, Idaho area in 1974 where worked as foreman at Timber Ridge Ranch .
He worked for East Side Highway District at Harrison for 16 years retiring from there
He bought some property in the Carlin Bay area where he built the house that is his
present home. He raised, trained and sold registered Quarter horses. He also raised
registered Angus cattle.
He is a Lifetime member of American Legion Post # 144, Belfield, ND and lifetime
member of the Harrison VFW where he served as Quartermaster for 13 years.
He leaves to mourn his passing his wife, Dorothy, at the family home. His daughter,
Dorene Stafford, (WA); Daughter-in-law, Sharon Davis, Dalton Gardens, sister, Betty
Smedley (CA); half -brother Tim Davis (ND); step-brother Ray Polensky (TX)
Granddaughters, Stephanie (James) Mead, (OR); Vickie Stafford, (WA); and Lori
Stafford, (NV). One Great grandson, Isaiah Mead.
Created by: Michael Young
Record added: Mar 18, 2013
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