Richard Wayne Davis

Richard Wayne Davis was born on January 29, 1952, in Mountain View, Missouri, to Frank Eugene and Juanita Gertrude (Smith) Davis. He passed away on November 19, 2021, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Juanita Davis; one nephew, Darrin Davis; and one brother-in-law, Steven Farmer.
Wayne is survived by three daughters, Tina Cooley and husband, Shawn, Tracy Crockett and husband, Jim, Trisha Sharp and husband, Nick; one brother, Mark Davis and wife, Beth; three sisters, Glenda Plumlee and husband, Rick, Judy Farmer, Karen Wilbanks and husband, Don; eight grandchildren, James, Brenda, Zach and wife, Shawna, Ryan, Kian, Rogan, Steven, and Gavin; and four great-grandchildren, Liam, Grayson, Hudson, and Peyton.
Wayne dedicated his life to Christ as a child and was baptized as a teen at youth camp. He continued his walk with Christ throughout his life.
Wayne drove a truck for Pepsi-Cola Company and retired after thirty-eight years. He loved staying busy, whether it was working or visiting with family.
He was a big collector of old cars, “Hillbilly” Mountain Dew bottles and Pepsi memorabilia. He enjoyed playing guitars and listening to Elvis. He also enjoyed woodworking, in which he made a lot of items for his family.
Funeral services were held November 23 at Yarber Mortuary, Mountain View, with Pastor Robert Medley officiating. Interment was at Grace Cemetery, Mountain View. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Condolences may be expressed at www.yarbermortuary.com.
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