September 13, 1929 - November 24, 2014
Gene Hoyt Davis, 85, of Salem, son of the late Luther Davis and Jessie Jullian Davis, was born September 13, 1929, in Oxford, Arkansas. He died November 24, 2014 at Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem, Arkansas, at the age of 85 years 2 months and 11 days.
He was united in marriage to Anna Loreta Smith September 24, 1948 in Wheeling, AR. To this union five children were born. He was an auto mechanic during his working years. He was a member of the Church of Christ and attended services at Salem where he was a song leader.
He is survived by his wife of the family home; his children: Connie Hicks Capo' and husband Chip of Prineville, OR; Gary Lynn Davis and wife Teresa of Redmond, OR; Sandra Kaye Hicks and husband Jeff of Lapeer, MI; Danny Gene Davis and wife Traci of Valley Springs, AR and Tressa Annette Ewing and husband John of Oregon City, OR; grandchildren: Brandon Hicks, Nika O'Brien, David McConnel, Jade Davis, Tina Davis, Mackenzie Davis, Jeffrey Hicks, Aleisha Hicks, Dackari Carnahan, Clint Hayes, Kyle Hayes, Dalton Davis, Charron Taylor and Chelan Hart; 22 great grandchildren; 1 sister, Eunice Neimela of Portland, OR; 2 brothers, Loyd Davis of Wenatchee, WA, and Luther Milton Davis Jr. of Portland, OR, and a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by 4 sisters: Vertie Hall, Winifred Bray, Bea Weatherford and Eva Rains.
Cremation services under the direction of Cox-Blevins Funeral Home.