Lee Davis

Thursday, September 30, 2004

Lee Maxie Davis, 76, of Oak Ridge died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004, at his home.

He was born May 17, 1928, in Edina, Mo., son of Maxie and Mary Sens Davis. He married Jean Lindsey July 9, 1951, in Lawton, Okla.

He served in the U.S. Army in Germany during the Korean conflict.

Davis was a school teacher and farmer in Knox and Lewis County Missouri and a heavy equiptment operator with Union Local 513 of St. Louis. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Oak Ridge, where he served as director and teacher of the Sunday school and a church trustee. He was also a member of the Harold O. Grauel Masonic Lodge No. 672 AF & AM and a 32nd-degree mason.

Survivors include his wife; five sons, Steven Davis of Oak Ridge, Keith Davis of Perryville, Mo., Kevin Davis of Arlee, Mont., and Shane Davis of Daisy, Mo.; two daughters, Bonnie Bollinger and Tracey Smith of Jackson; a sister, Jean Skochenko of Puyallup, Wash.; 21 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, a brother and a sister.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jon Sedgwick officiating. Burial will be in Goshen Cemetery in Oak Ridge, Mo.