Clarence L. Davis Jr., 73, Edgewood, N.M., a former Stevens Point resident and father of four Portage County residents, died at his home Monday, May 27, 2013.
A Mass service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 3, at St. Bronislava Church in Plover.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at FRENCH Funerals Cremations – University in Albuquerque, N.M. Interment will be at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery in Albuquerque, N.M.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.
Condolences may be offered online at www.FrenchFunerals.com.
Mr. Davis was born June 21, 1939, in Madison, a son of the late Clarence Davis Sr. and Dorothy Gorzelitz. He grew up in Wisconsin on a farm.
He joined the armed forces as a young man.
He was married to Eleanore Wanta. She preceded him in death in 1992.
He was married to Edith Stape on Aug. 15, 2003.
He worked as a truck driver.
He was a member of several RV organizations, including Manzanita Sam’s, Zia Roamers and East Mountain Sun Chasers.
Survivors include his wife, Edith; six sons, Patrick (Lori Nelson) Davis, Wisconsin Rapids, Donald (Tammy) Davis, Plover, Richard (Pam) Wanta, Stevens Point, William (Jackie) Wanta, Grand Rapids, Mich., Ernest (Linda) Wanta, Stevens Point, and John Wanta, Pittsburgh, Pa.; one daughter, Jean (Ken) Zarecki, Junction City; one daughter-in-law, Susan Wanta, Custer; one son-in-law, Wilmer (Lucy) Stape, Albuquerque, N.M.; one sister, Louise (Byrl) Strangfeld; two brothers, Ken Davis and Robert (Rita) Davis; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two sons, Clarence (Butch) III and Tom; three sisters, Diane Davis, Mary Strangfeld and Janice Davis; and two brothers, Allen Davis and Richard Davis.