Floyd V. Davis, 89, passed away in his sleep on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018 at his home in Leavenworth, Kansas.
Floyd V. Davis, 89, passed away in his sleep on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018 at his home in Leavenworth, Kansas. Floyd was born Nov. 20, 1929 in Lowemont, Kansas to Oney and Victoria A. (Patterson) Davis. On June 20, 1951 he married the former Margaret Marie Tolbert. They had seven children.
Floyd was employed by the federal government for over 33 years and retired from the Dwight D Eisenhower VA Medical Center in January 1986. Floyd loved carpentry and gardening. In his spare time he worked as a handyman and provided lawn care services for 50 + years and only stopped because of illness. He also enjoyed fishing when he decided to take a break. He enjoyed volunteering and greeting folks with good simple conversation at The Leavenworth Mission Food Pantry. Floyd was always committed to helping friends and family with carpentry projects, auto repairs and whatever else they needed from him. He was a quiet man, a loving husband, a role model father, and a caring friend to many. He was a member at C.B. Temple Church in Tonganoxie, Kansas.
Survivors include five daughters, Wilma Howard (Don), Debra Groomes, Gloria Taylor (Willie), Christine Davis-Meeks, Iris Arnold (David); one son, Floyd Davis Jr.; two sisters, Thelma Davis and Norma Jean Brown; one brother, Alonzo Davis. He blessed to live and see a host of generations of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. He also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife; one daughter, Theresa Davis, seven brothers and three sisters.
Visitation will be between 11 a.m. and noon on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 at R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mt. Muncie Cemetery. A time of gathering for family and friends will be held at 1:30 p.m. at the SHILOH SDA multipurpose building at 601 Michigan Ave., Leavenworth, Kansas.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Leavenworth Mission Food Pantry. Those desiring to leave a message for the family can complete a condolence form online at www. leintzfh.com .
The family wishes to express special thanks to Cross Roads Hospice, Mr. Jerry Colston, Ms. Donna Standard, Ms. Kimberly Sanford for their loving care and support to their father.