Wesley R. Davis
Wesley R. Davis passed into the arms of his Savior Friday, December 28, 2012, at Fort Meade VA Medical Center near Sturgis, after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born October 23, 1954, to H. A. "Foo" and Esther (Eisenbraun) Davis. He was baptized December 22, 1954, at the Eugene Miller home by the Reverend Holman Cowherd. He confirmed his faith in Jesus on May 25, 1969, by the Reverend Edwin Williams.
He attended school in Wall, graduating in 1973 and joining the US Army later that year. He served his country until being honorably discharged in 1975 and was a Vietnam-era Veteran.
He was a member of First Lutheran Church in Wall and the Disabled Veterans Chapter 3 of Rapid City.
Thankful for his life are his wife of three years, Kathy; daughter, Kristie Ann of Wall; son, Kalin of Dupree; parents, Guy Sr. and Esther Carsten, Rapid City; father-in-law, Douglas Knight, Dupree; his sister, Bernita (Myron) Pound, Rapid City; sister-in-laws, Karen and Karla Knight, Dupree; step-siblings, Lynnette (Rich) Woods, Gene (Lisa) Carsten, and Guy Carsten II, all of Rapid City, and Garry of Utah; nephews, Chris Pound and Nick (Bobbi Jo) Pound, and nieces, Penny (Ryan) Senescall and Stephanie Pound, all of Rapid City; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, H. A. "Foo" Davis; and grandparents, Herbert and Emma L. Eisenbraun, and David and Salome Davis.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, January 3, at Kirk Funeral Home and one hour before services at the church.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, January 4, at First Lutheran Church in Wall, with the Rev. Curtis Garland officiating. A luncheon will be served immediately following services. Interment with military honors will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis.
Family and friends may sign Wesley's online guestbook at www.kirkfuneralhome.com.