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Gayle Davis - September 29, 2014


Gayle C. Davis, 66 years of age, of Holdrege, passed away on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, at CHI-Health Good Samaritan in Kearney, surrounded by his family.
Gayle was born Oct. 2, 1947, in Campbell, the eldest of four children born to Delton and Geraldine (Best) Davis.
The family later moved to Wilcox where he received his education and graduation from Wilcox High School with the Class of 1965.
Following his education, Gayle enlisted into the United States Navy where he was stationed on a Troop Carrier ship. He received the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal with Four Stars and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal. Gayle was honorably discharged on Sept. 26, 1969, at the Naval Reserve Manpower Center in Bainbridge, Md. Gayle then transferred to the Naval Reserve until Aug. 30, 1971. Following his military service, Gayle was employed by Holdrege Electric.
See the October 8th Courier for full obituary