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Donald E. Davies, 77, of Overland Park, Kan., passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2007.
Don was born March 14, 1930 in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Earl and Marie Davies. He was raised in Merriam and graduated from Shawnee Mission North High School. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He married Shirley Phipps on Nov. 14, 1958 in Richmond.
Survivors include: his wife of 49 years, Shirley; one daughter and son-in-law, Lori Gilmore and her husband, Scott, of Overland Park, Kan.; one son and daughter-in-law, Jeff Davies and his wife, Kathy, of Qingdao, China; two grandchildren; and his brother, Roger Davies, of Topeka, Kan.
His parents, his sister, Virginia Broom, of Shawnee, Kan., and brother, Roger Davies, of Naples, Fla., preceded him in death.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association.
A memorial service was held Saturday, Dec. 29, 2007 at D.W. Newcomer’s Johnson County Chapel. A private burial was in the Johnson County Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements were under the direction of D.W. Newcomer’s in Johnson County, Kan.