Harold Davis, 94, Basehor, Kansas passed away Oct. 8, 2020. He was born Feb. 26, 1926 in Ojito, New Mexico. He was the fourth child and first son in a family of 14 children to Fred and Sarah Alma Davis.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Oct. 16, 2020 at Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens in Shawnee, Kansas.
Harold attended the little Ojito grade school in New Mexico and then attended boarding school for high school in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Where he worked his way through school doing maintenance work until graduation. Following high school, he attended Kansas Wesleyan in McPherson, Kansas where he graduated with an Associate’s degree. There he met and married Wanda Cutsinger on Sept. 5, 1948. They were married 66 years before her passing in 2015. Harold was a long-distance truck driver for Navajo Trucking and Yellow Freight Company for 40 years. He retired in 1992 and was able to enjoy 28 years of retirement.
In 1960 Harold and Wanda bought land in Red River, New Mexico where they build a cabin themselves. Harold and Wanda enjoyed this cabin for many years and now it has become a highlight for the whole family.
Harold has been a lifetime member of the Church of the Nazarene.
He is preceded in death by his parents; sisters,Thelma Anson; Clara Young; Violet Hyatt; Anna Archuleta; Ruth Gawith and Earlene Handke; and one brother, H.F. "Freeman" Davis.
Harold is survived by his daughter, Gaylene and her husband Jack Oberndorfer; grandchildren, Kelly and husband Kerry Ensminger; Stacy and husband Jason Langford; Justin and wife Sarah Oberndorfer; nine great-grandchildren, Madison; Megan; Grace; Molly; Jackson; Sophie; Adalynn; Naomi; Joy, two brothers, Oliver Davis and wife Danella; Donald Davis and wife Sharon; sisters, Lois Richards; Irene Ozanich; Gladys Yancey; Bonnie Stute and husband Daryl; sister-in-law Virginia Davis; brother-in-law Keith Gawith and many other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Joy Meadows Foster Care Community. Please make checks payable to Joy Meadows Inc., P.O. Box 182, Basehor, Kansas 66007.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.amosfamily.com. Arr. Amos Family Funeral Home, 10901 Johnson Dr., Shawnee, KS 66203; 913-631-5566.
Posted online on October 13, 2020