Services for Richard Lee Davis will be held on Thursday, February 21, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at the Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel in Muskogee with Rev. John Derr officiating. Internment will follow at Council Hill Cemetery.
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Richard was born April 26, 1936, in Phoenix, AZ. He spent most of his childhood in Oklahoma, enlisted in the Army after high school, and proudly served in the Korean Conflict. After the military, he was employed as a welder for the John Zinc Company and retired in January 1999.
Survivors include Mary Barrett of the home, his sons Tim Davis and wife Traci of Wagoner, Richard Davis Jr. of Muskogee. Daughter Sherry Crittenden and husband Chris of Park Hill. Stepdaughters Brenda Sue Beaty of Moore, Donna Kay Butcher of Choctaw, Dana Hutson and husband Bobby of Tahlequah. Stepsons Jerry Keifer and wife Brittain of Tulsa; Chad Harp and wife Charlotte of Tahlequah; and Dustin Barrett and wife Kelly of Welling.; brother Charlie Ross and wife Janet of Muskogee and sister JoAnn Denton of Muskogee. 11 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; Scottie, his beloved Scottish Terrier; and a host of friends and other family members.
Richard was preceded in death by his wife of 34 years Linda Sue Davis, son Mike Davis, his parents James and Vernon Ross, and sisters Shirley and Thelma Ross.