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Ralph Lloyd Davis - February 23, 2011


Ralph Lloyd Davis, 80, of Julesburg, Colo., passed away Feb. 23, 2011 in Julesburg.
Ralph was born Oct. 23, 1930 in Ovid, Colo. to Wilbur Davis Sr. and Goldie (Masteller) Davis. He grew up in Sedgwick County, Colo. and the surrounding area and spent time “farmed out” as a young boy in Oregon. In 1951 he entered the Army and remained for two years.
Ralph worked at Dudden Elevator in Venango, Neb. starting in 1953 and retired as the vice president in 1985.
Ralph enjoyed reading books, garage and estate sales, traveling in all 50 states, Europe and Mexico.
Ralph was preceded in death by his father Wilbur Davis Sr., mother Goldie (Masteller) Davis, step-father Dan Kockmeir, two sisters, one grandson and one step-brother.
Ralph is survived by daughters Cheri Wolf and Cathy Davis; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and one brother Wilbur Davis Jr. (Bill).
Funeral Services were held on Feb. 26 at Austin-Tennant Funeral Home in Julesburg with Pastor Art Roth officiating.
Inurnment will be in the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials can be made to the Ralph L. Davis memorial fund c/o Cheri Wolf, 4099 Franklin Rd, Troy, TX 76579.
Austin-Tennant Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.