Davis T. Moulden, 79, lifelong resident of Leavenworth, passed away June 11, 2019.

Davis T. Moulden, 79, lifelong resident of Leavenworth, passed away June 11, 2019.

Davis was born June 24, 1939 in Leavenworth the son of Clarence Edgar "Pete" and Margaret
Davis Moulden. Davis leaves his wife Debbie Moulden, daughter Whitney Davis Moulden,
grandson Thaddeus James Moulden and Jessica, his great-grandson Dexter James Moulden, his
sister-in-law, Deedie Thrasher and her husband Dan Thrasher and his faithful companions J.
C. and Waverly Moulden.

Davis was preceded in death by his grandfather, James C. Davis, his parents, Clarence "Pete"
and Margaret Davis Moulden and his daughter Hope Margaret Moulden.

Davis attended Leavenworth Public Schools, graduating from Leavenworth High School in
1957. After high school he attended the Commonwealth College of Mortuary Sciences in
Houston, Texas, where he graduated in 1963. He also attended and graduated from Central
Technical Institute in Kansas City, Missouri.

In 1966 Davis joined the Davis Funeral Chapel, the family-owned and operated funeral chapel
as a licensed funeral director. He was the fifth generation owner and operator of the family
business. Davis has literally dedicated his entire adult life to serving the needs of the people
of Leavenworth-Lansing and the surrounding areas for 53 years with commitment, care,
respect and compassion during one of the most traumatic times of their lives-the death of a
loved one. Davis also served as the Leavenworth County Coroner for seven years from 1991
to 1998.

Davis believed strongly in giving back to the community and he has done that in more ways
than one could possibly imagine. Davis was deeply interested in providing quality care
services to the citizens of the entire area and gave much of his personal time toward that
goal. Davis has served as a member and Chairman of the Board of Cushing Hospital from 1993
to 1998. He was a driving force in building the Cushing Medical Building and was also
instrumental in establishing the Cushing Rehabilitation Center.

Davis was passionately concerned about revitalizing the downtown area of Leavenworth and
has, in numerous ways devoted a lot of his time and resources to improving the down town
area of Leavenworth. Davis served on the Main Street Board of Directors to help coordinate
the efforts to restore economic vitality to the down town area.

Davis was a member of the Leavenworth Jaycee's from 1963 to 1965, member of Kiwanis
Club of Leavenworth for over 56 years, the Leavenworth County Historical Society, serving as
President, and a member of the Lansing Historical Society.  He had a great love for the C. W. Parker Carousel Museum, a member of the Leavenworth Pilot Knob Amateur Radio Club for 41 years, served on the Leavenworth Waterworks Board. Davis was Citizen of the year 2003. He served as a City Commissioner of Leavenworth and later as Mayor of Leavenworth, member of the Leavenworth-Lansing Chamber of Commerce. He was a member of the Shriners and the Masonic Lodge, Eagles and the Leavenworth Cruisers and the Volks Marchers.

As a young man Davis had the Hobby Shop which he operated on Shawnee Street.

Davis had a great love for model railroading as a hobby and from that came the opening of
Dad's Toys and Trains in down town Leavenworth. He enjoy so many things, his family, going
to train shows, flea markets, antique shows and swap meets.

Visitation will be from Sunday, June 16, 2019 from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Davis Funeral
Chapel. Graveside service will be held at 11:00 am Monday June 17, 2019 at the Mount
Muncie Cemetery, Lansing, Kansas.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to the C. W. Parker Carousel Museum
in Leavenworth, Kansas. 

Condolences may be left on Davis’s online guestbook at www.davisfuneralchapelinc.com