Lonnie Jay Davis


Lonnie Jay Davis, 70, of Beach, ND passed peacefully on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. Lon was born to Clarence and Ruby Davis in Craig, CO on December 17, 1951.

Lonnie is survived by his loving wife, Cathy Davis; two sisters, Deborah (Dale) Miller of Casper, WY, and Verna (Doug) McKee of Tridell, Utah; his son, Cody (Shanda) Davis; his daughter, Jessi (Jeremy) Polk; eight grandchildren, Dillon, Trenton, Hunter, Chandler, Taya, Kameron, Ruby, Gracie, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Lon was a talented, fun-loving, country man who knew no stranger. He dropped out of High School to serve his country in the Vietnam War (173rd Army Airborne Rangers). Lonnie was known for his expertise in saddlery, leatherwork, and horsemanship. He was an avid musician- sharing his talents everywhere he went: writing, playing, and singing his favorite songs. He lived a self-sufficient country life, surrounding himself with good friends, family, dogs, and loved ones. “Papa” was his favorite nickname.

There is no service scheduled at this time. Condolences may be sent to: Cathy Davis in care of Silha Funeral Home, Box 488, Beach, ND 58621. Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at:

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