Mark Eldon “Dobo” Davis, 65, of Kearney, Missouri, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, October 16, 2023.
Mark was born July 11, 1958, in Independence, Missouri, to Max and Waneta Davis. Mark graduated from Kearney High School in 1977. He worked for the Clay County Parks Department, construction, part time at Big-V Country Mart Store, and for the Kearney School District. Mark worked for the district for 26 years, retiring in 2014.
Mark enjoyed watching Kearney sports, his favorites being football and wrestling. He continued to volunteer in both sports throughout the years.
Mark was preceded in death by his parents, Max, and Waneta Davis.
He is survived by his brothers, Jeff Davis (June), of Kearney, and Lynn Davis (Pam), of Liberty; nieces and nephews, Kari Ernst (Thaine) of Fallon, Nevada, Jake Davis (Jennifer), (Amy), Tyler, Chase, and Graham Davis, all of Kearney; great nieces and nephews, Dylan Ernst (Dani), Matt Ernst, Genna Ernst, Kacie Davis, and Max Davis; and great-great nephews, Kyson and Keegan.
A celebration of life will be held at the Kearney Senior Center, 600 North Jefferson Street, Kearney, MO 64060, on Sunday, October 22, 2023, from 12:00-3:00 p.m. Please feel free to wear Bulldogs or Chiefs attire.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kearney Athletics, 715 E. 19th Street, Kearney, MO 64060 in memory of Mark Davis.
Arrangements in care of Fry-Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Kearney.
Our Sincere Condolences
One of our boys….heck of a HS football player (OL & NG)….and one heck of a guy….will not be forgotten.
Coach Kratzer & Suzie
My deepest sympathies to Mark’s family. May he rest in everlasting peace.
Sorry to hear about Mark. He was a great guy and fun to have worked with him. And to get to know him.
We are sad to hear of Mark’s passing. Our condolences to his family.
Jerry and Linda Kahler
“On the wings of a butterfly Mark’s soul was placed in the hands of his Creator.” Mark will be missed. The poem I wrote was a comfort to the family.
Nora Montgomery (Decker)
So sorry to hear Mark‘s passing my prayers and condolences go out to all of his friends and relatives during this sad time in their lives.
Joyce Etta Waters Lang
Sending condolences to the family. Mark was a fun guy to be around. He was a staple at Kearney schools. May wonderful memories bring you peace.
Rest in peace buddy will miss you.
Daniel Van Houten
I am so sorry to hear about Mark’s passing. I worked with at school. He was a great guy. My he now rest in peace. Amen