William Lee Davis earned his wings on the morning of Friday October 30, 2015. Bill was born to James and Carol (Ritchey) Davis on January 6, 1955. He grew up on the farm and attended Perham High School.
On October 3, 1975 he married the love of his life, Veronica (Braeger). Together they had 5 children. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, contemplating and motivating around the campfire, his garden tractor, and tinkering in general. He also loved spending his time with his family and friends, and listening to Outlaw Country, Ray Stevens, and Johnny Horton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Carol; his brother, Bruce; and his grandparents.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Veronica; his children, Carrie (Rexford), James (Carolynn), Adam, Jennifer (Brian) and Tracy (Harvey Jr.); his grandchildren, Gabriel, Hailey, Roxanne, Alexis, Keira, Valentine, and soon to arrive Madelyn; his sister-in-law, Mavis (Marlowe); his adopted family, Chris, Sunny, JD, Nicky and Alex; his baby, Missy; and numerous other family members.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 5 beginning at 11:00 a.m. followed by the memorial service at 1:00 p.m. at the Basswood Baptist Church, rural Richville, MN. Pastor Fred Crowell will officiate.