Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

August 23, 2018
Richard “Dick” V. Davis

Obit Richard “Dick” V. DavisRichard “Dick” V. Davis returned to our Heavenly Father on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. He passed peacefully at his home in Rush Valley, Utah, with family members at his side. 

He was born on Nov. 22, 1931, in Deseret, Utah, to Verd and Fay Davis. He married Karene Bingham on June 7, 1956, in the Manti Temple. He was an active member of the LDS Church and served in many positions. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and continued his service in the Army reserves. He retired from Dugway Proving Ground where he worked as a Biological Lab and Range Technician for 22 years. He loved spending time with his family and being on his horse. He loved rodeo, participating in all events, but team roping with his family and friends was his passion.  

He leaves behind children: Vandy (Chris) Williams, Debbie (Larry) Hope, Glenn (Jackie) Davis and Teri (Jason) Street; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. 

Dick is preceded in death by his wife, Karene Davis; daughter, Joni Morgas; parents, Verd and Fay Davis; two grandchildren, Bryan and Tyler Street; and one great-grandchild, Tanner Black.  He was loved by all and helped anyone in need. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends. 

A viewing will be held at Tate Mortuary, 110 S. Main, Tooele, Utah, on Friday Aug. 24, 2018, from 6-8 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at the Rush Valley LDS Church, 985 N. Church St., Rush Valley, Utah, on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at 1 p.m., with a viewing from 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. prior to the service. Interment will follow at the Clover Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made at Chartway Credit Union or donate to Harmony Hospice in Dick’s name.

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