Joseph Davis, 32 - May 11, 2014Joseph “Joe” O’Ryan Davis, 32, of Gothenburg died Sunday, May 11, 2014, at Gothenburg.
Services will be conducted at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel on Friday, May 16, at 10 a.m. Interment will be at the Gothenburg Cemetery.
A visitation will take place at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel of Gothenburg on Thursday, May 15, from 1 to 8 p.m.
Davis was born Sept. 2, 1981, at Gordon, son of Perry Davis and Trena Grover.
He grew up in the Chadron area and attended schools there. He also resided at several different towns including Chadron, North Platte, Arnold, Rapid City, SD, and Gothenburg.
Davis married Crista Piester on June 2, 2008, at Gothenburg. To this union, three children were born.
He was employed as a mechanic and laborer, and enjoyed cars, mudding, racing and fishing, according to family members.
Davis was preceded in death by: his grandparents, Robert and Rose Grover; an uncle, Joseph John Davis; sister-in-law, Amanda Marie Piester; cousin, Gregory Philip Grover.
?Survivors include: his wife, Crista Davis; his children—Joseph, Julienne and Amanda, all of Gothenburg; his mother, Trena Grover of Rapid City; father, Perry Davis of Tecumseh; brothers and sisters—James Adam Davis and Toby John Andrew Davis, both of Rapid City, and Janna Marie (Josh) Ringheimer of Chadron; grandparents, Mike and Erma Davis of Merriman; sister-in-law, Brooke Piester of Gothenburg; special friend, Christa Michele Hessler of Gothenburg; nephews—Braden Davis and Ashleigh Davis of Rapid City, and Leland Davis of Carlsbad, NM; nieces—Aurora Ringheimer and Natalya Ringheimer of Chadron; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Memorials are suggested to the family.