Fred Alton Davis Jr.
Fred A. Davis Jr., 78, passed away Sunday, August 14th, in Abilene. He was born January 10, 1938 in Ada, Kansas, the son of Fred A. Sr. and Cecil L. (O'Dell) Davis. Growing up in Talmage, Fred attended local schools and graduated from Abilene High School with the class of 1956. He was a Navy Veteran. After discharge, Fred had a carpentry business in the bay area in California specializing in custom cabinets, furniture and remodeling until moving to Abilene in 1997. On December 20, 1992, he married Elaine Dannelley. Most of their married life was spent in Abilene. Fred enjoyed reading, woodworking, playing pool and bowling. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister and brother.
Fred is survived by: wife Elaine Dannelley; three daughters, Dayna Davis, Maxine Smith, Wendy Cave; two grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
The family has chosen cremation. Memorial services will be held 5:30 PM Thursday at the Danner Funeral Home. The family suggest memorial contributions in his name be made to the Abilene Public Library. They may be left at or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410.