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William Benton Davis

November 5, 1934 — September 11, 2022

Lexington, Missouri

 

William (Bill) Benton Davis, 87, of Lexington, MO passed away Sunday, September 11, 2022 at home surrounded by family. 

 

Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Friday, September 16, 2022 at the Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home.  Funeral service will follow at 1:00 p.m.

 

Bill was born November 5, 1934 in Lexington, MO to Jess and Ola Myrtle (Duncan) Davis.  He married Mary Georgia (Mallot) Davis on March 2, 1954.  Bill was Honorably Discharged from the United States Army Reserves September 3, 1960. He worked for Missouri Pacific Railroad and Davis Concrete Construction for several years before retiring.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting and the Missouri River.  He was once named Colonel by The Voyage of the Centennial Messenger, for showing hospitality, when they traveled through Lexington on the Missouri River, October 25, 1989.   He also enjoyed listening to old music, watching marathon episodes of The Andy Griffith Show and spending time with family.

 

Bill is survived by five children:  Brenda Adams (Buz), Blue Springs, MO, Sharon Mason (Wendell), Independence, MO, Rhonda Elias (Dwight), Kansas City, MO, Alinda Davis, Lexington, MO and Mike Davis, Lexington, MO.  One sister Margie Brown, Las Vegas, NV.  Grandchildren:  Stacey Barnes, Denise Wiggins, Brent Mason, Nick Elias, Demitri Lewis, Seth Sims, Michael Benton Davis, Preston Davis, Jett Christian, Dustin Christian and Everleigh Lantz. Great Grandchildren:  Anton Wiggins, Kaitlyn Barnes, Ella Calvert, Ryker Mason, Kendrik Mason, Maklin Mason and Dash Lewis.

 

Bill was preceded in death by his parents, wife Mary Georgia Davis, grandson, Aaron Mason, brothers, James Davis Sr, and Wilburn Davis.  Sisters, Mazie Parrott, Lee Martin, Lucille O’Donnel, Betty Danner and Pauline Ramirez.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, September 16, 2022

12:00 - 1:00pm (Central time)

Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home

1720 South Street, Lexington, MO 64067

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Funeral Service With Military Honors

Friday, September 16, 2022

1:00 - 2:00pm (Central time)

Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home

1720 South Street, Lexington, MO 64067

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