Bill Davis, beloved husband of Lynn, father to Andi (Jim); Cheryl; Bill (Monica); Ron (Laurie); and Charlsie, grandfather to Amy (Sam); Trisha; Adam (Elizabeth); Fletcher; Lauren; Bob; Ashley; Chloe; Bubba; Will; and Katie, great grandfather to Trinity; Coralee; and Sierra, brother to Bruce and Bessie, went to heaven on June 23 after a short battle with Melanoma. He was 80 years old. He leaves behind numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Bernita Davis (Yucca Valley Homesteaders), a niece and three brothers.
He worked as a banker but his passion was his ministry, as a Chaplain for the Hi Desert Medical Center, a deacon in the Lutheran church and Lay Minister in Bethany Lutheran Church in Hawthorne. He enjoyed driving the Marines around the base in 29 Palms. He and his wife, Lynn, were instrumental in getting the 4-H program started here in the 1970’s.
Services will be held on July 12 at Faith Lutheran Church, 6336 Hallee Road, Joshua Tree, CA. Interment to be determined at a later time. Memorial Donations may be sent to P.O. Box 2244, Joshua Tree, CA.