Obituaries

Obituaries

Chester E. Davis 1927 - 2007 Tonganoxie

Funeral services for Chester E. Davis, 80, Tonganoxie, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Mount Hope Chapel in Topeka.Mr. Davis died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2007, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center.He was born Nov. 11, 1927, in Emporia, the son of Chester and Viola Jones Davis. Mr. Davis served in the U.S. Navy from 1946 to 1947. He worked as a switchman for Santa Fe Railway in Topeka and Emporia for 42 years and retired in 1987. He was a member of United Methodist Church in Tonganoxie and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6406 in Lyndon. He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Kuykendall Davis, on Feb. 21, 2007.Survivors include two sons, Chester E., Topeka, and Gary L., Tonganoxie; and three grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at Mount Hope Chapel before the services.The family suggests memorials to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, sent in care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie, KS 66086. Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.quisenberryfh.com">www.quisenberryfh.com</a>.