February 22, 1945 – September 25, 2017
Frederick Joseph Davis, 72, of Sheridan, passed away on Monday, September 25, 2017, at the Billings Clinic. He was born on February 22, 1945, in San Francisco, CA, to parents Howard (Bud) W. and Stella (Kumor) Davis. He married Rose Mary Bocek on May 27, 1971, in Ranchester, WY.
Fred proudly served eight years in the Navy during the Vietnam War. He worked in the oil fields throughout Wyoming for thirteen years, and then retired from the school district after twenty-four years of employment. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, spending time with family and meeting daily with Dennis Martini and friends. He was a member of the Elks Lodge, Knights of Columbus and Holy Name Catholic Church.
Fred was an avid Denver Broncos fan. The Denver Bronco’s will miss “Coach Fred”, although they didn’t listen very well through the TV.
Fred was preceded in death by his parents, and brother Johnny. He is survived by his wife; Rose Mary Davis, children; Leonard (Debbie) Davis of Sheridan, WY, Lori (Greg Finck) Leonard of Bozeman, MT, Joseph (Jill Maxwell) Davis of St. Petersburg, FL, Tommy Davis of Sheridan, WY, Dianna “Boo” (Simon) Harriet of Denver, CO, siblings; Jennifer (Dave Neard) Johnson of Sheridan, WY, Sandy (Mike) Kinnard of Banner, WY, eight grandchildren; Casey, Wyatt, Robin, Kimberly, Carrie, Ella, Deven, Silas, seven great grandchildren; Syann, Deakon, Arianna, Jackson, John, Harley and Chesni.
A Rosary will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 28, 2017, at Kane Funeral Home. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 29, 2017, at Holy Name Church with Father Glenn Whewell officiating. Inurnment will follow in the Elks Memorial Cemetery with Military Honors.
Memorials to honor Fred may be made to Holy Name Catholic Church, 260 East Loucks, Sheridan, WY 82801.
Online condolences may be written at www.kanefuneral.com.
Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.