- August 17, 1942 - December 13, 2012
- McPherson, Kansas
of Dennis' Passing
- Memorial donations may be given to:
McPherson College Athletic Department
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“Todd and family,
I only had one chance to meet your dad, but I can see how you are the man you are with the one chance I got. I know losing someone...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Chuck Haynes - Cumming, GA
“What memories are brought back thinking of Denny O. He was always happy and keeping everyone in stitches. Thank you for the memories. To your...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Sharron Parker - Lafayeette, IN
“Todd and Deidre~
We are so sorry for your loss. You can never be prepared enough for losing those you love. We are keeping you both close in prayer...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Kim Cripe - Fowler, IN - cousin
“Denny Davis always made me laugh. He was fun to be around. So sorry for your loss and just know, we are all thankful he is out of pain and with...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Terri Lancaster - Lafayette, IN
“Denny's passing is so sad, and he'll be truly missed. He was such a good guy to know and work with, a true character really. Just remembering how...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Sara Harlan - Lafayette, IN
“The loss of Denny makes me sad.
When was there a time that Denny didn't make you laugh?
He definitely helped keep a good persective while we worked...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Sandy Komasinski - West Lafayette, IN
“The Big 'O'....as Denny was called in high school while playing center on the basketball team.
I grew up across the street in Mulberry from Denny &...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Ted Weidner - life long friend
“Todd & Deidre, I have many fond memories of your family coming to the farm and how much your Dad "hated " my water. He made us all laugh about...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Shirley Leonard - Fowler, IN
“J.P. WILL MISS HIS GOOD FRIEND DENNY WHOM HE RAN AROUND WITH IN HIS SCHOOL DAYS AND GRADUATED WITH. HE ALWAYS STOPPED IN TI VISIT WHENEVER HE CAME...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: J.P. & JARM SMITH - MULBERRY, IN
Dennis O. Davis, son of Glen and Margaret (Peg) Davis, was born August 17, 1942, in Peoria, IL. He was raised in Mulberry, IN and graduated from Mulberry High School. He later graduated from Purdue University with a B.S. degree in Supervision.
Denny died December 13, 2012, in McPherson, KS, after a brief bout with cancer.
He served on Clinton Prairie school board from 1976 to 1984, serving as president in 1980. He worked at Purdue University from 1983 to 1990 and at the University of Richmond until his retirement.
Denny was quick witted with a great sense of humor. He retired to Kansas in 2002 and served on Moline City Council for four years. He attended many McPherson College athletic events and was a big McPherson Bulldog and Purdue Boilermaker fan.
He is survived by: a son, Todd (Shannon) Davis of Atlanta, GA; a daughter, Deidre (Mark) Walker of Fredericksburg, VA; six grandchildren, Hunter and Morgan Davis; Bailee, Paityn, Landon, and Kendall Walker; two brothers, Steve (Dori) Davis of Indianapolis, IN and Brett (Jenni) Davis of Kokomo, IN; and a sister, Char Davis of Indianapolis, IN.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
There will be no service at this time. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to McPherson College Athletic Dept. in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.