NORMAN — Kenneth Jason Davis Sr., 87, departed this life Wednesday, July 10, 2013, in Norman. Mr. Davis was born to Robert P. and Lou Ann (Carlton) Davis on Nov. 25, 1925, in Pauls Valley.
He attended school at Tupelo and entered the U.S. Army on May 29, 1946. On May 28, 1949, he received an honorable discharge. He received the World War II Victory Ribbon, the Good Conduct Medal and one Bronze Service Star Ribbon while stationed in Germany
Mr. Davis was a welder by trade. He moved from Tupelo to Norman in 2003. He enjoyed swap meets, raising cattle and spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, one sister and two grandchildren, Larry Don Major and Lindsay Davis.
Those who survive him include his wife, Vyrrilla; one son, Kenneth Jason Davis Jr. of Norman; two daughters, Judy Quinn and husband Jim of Norman and Glenda Jean Major and husband Larry of Meeker; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
Interment of cremains will be 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Tupelo. Arrangements are by McMahans Funeral Home in Noble.
Norman Transcript, Thursday, July 25, 2013