Curt Davis

October 16, 1961 ~ January 13, 2023

          Curt Davis, 61, of Festus, passed away, Friday, January 13, 2023, at Mercy Jefferson Hospital.  He was born on Monday, October 16, 1961, in Bonne Terre to Bobby Ray and Madonna (Bales) Davis. Curt proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He was currently employed with K. A. Pazdera Trucking and was a Reserve Deputy with the St. Francois County Sheriff’s Department. He was a member of Faith Church in Sunset Hills where he loved going to church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and woodworking. His biggest joy in life was spending time with his children and grandchildren.   

          He was preceded in death by his father; in-laws, Eugene Moses and Nelda Blair; brother-in-law, Jerry Halter.

          Curt is survived by the love of his wife and soulmate, Ronda (Moses) Davis; mother, Madonna (Bales) Davis; children, Josh Davis and wife Jessica, Shane Davis, Miranda Ketterer and husband Matthew; step-sons, Ryan McClain, Lucas McClain and wife Brandy; seven grandchildren, Daisy, Cannon, Dahlia Davis, Madison, Mason Ketterer, Skylar Davis; one step-grandson, Micah McClain; four siblings, Bryan Davis (Carolyn Rosner), Jane Sago and Shelton, Diana Rhodes and husband Greg, Bobbie Sue Halter along with extended family and friends.

          Visitation will be held at C.Z. Boyer & Son in Desloge on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, from 9:00 AM until the time of service at 12:00 PM. Interment will follow at Three Rivers Cemetery in Farmington.

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  1. Curt, RIP my friend. We lost track of each other through the years but you were one of the best!! We had some great times at FPD. You will be greatly missed. Until we meet again my friend. 

  2. Met Curt and Rhonda a few years ago while on a cruise what a cheerful and friendly man . My wife and I followed him and would occasionally message him. So sorry for your loss. He is in God's hands now.

  3. I was privileged to have Curt as one of my fun and wonderful students.  His big, beautiful smile was surpassed only by his big, beautiful heart.  I am very sad to learn of his passing and am sending love, hugs, and prayers to all of his family during this difficult time.  May God hold you in the palm of His hand and give you peace.  

  4. I've met Curt through my son but so very sorry for you loss keeping your family & friends in my thoughts & prayers 🙏❤💜😢💔

  5. I met Curt years ago at the 1st Baptist Church in Bonne Terre. Years later I went to work for rhe St François County Sheriff's Department where Curt was employed. I rode with Curt many times to get experience to beco.e a road deputy. We became good close friends. Curt always had your back and was always willing to help someone out. I saw Curt and Ronda out a few times at Texas Roadhouse and he always said hey buddy how are ya. I enjoyed seeing his videos while he was driving his truck for work. Curt thank you for everything you taught me and did for me. You are a great friend and will be missed by many but never forgotten. God had a plan for you in heaven whether it be a guard at the perly gates or driving a truck delivering dirt to make a dam for a lake, any how he got a good man for the job. RIP my friend. Curt "Tackleberry" Davis we will see each other again one day

  6. So very sorry to hear of Curt’s passing.  Please know my prayers are with all of you at this difficult time.

  7. Curt Rest High, Thank You for all the Great Times and Memories,
    God Bless You Shipmate Fairwinds and Following Seas Till We Meet again, Enjoy Your Days with Lord Jesus Christ, Your Dad Bob, Family and Friends in Heaven Miss You, God Bless Ronda, Children, Grandchildren and The Davis Family Many Prayers.

  8. Deepest sympathy to the Davis family, especially Madonna, Bryan, and Bobbie Sue whom I personally know.   Bryan his smile reminds me of you. From reading other messages he is a man of deep faith, I am sure that is a comfort. Prayers for the days ahead. 

  9. My heart is so sad for all the family. Curt Ray was the absolute sweetest! Our family has known your family my entire life it seems like. I can not imagine the grief you all are going thru. If you get extra points in Heaven for having the sweetest heart and the best smile, then Curt is right up there, front and center!! Love and the most heartfelt prayers to all the Davis Family from all the Earnie Cook family.

  10. I have known Curt for over 30 years. I am shocked to hear of his passing!! Prayers to the family. Heaven gained a good man.

  11. I worked with curt many years ago. He was a great guy. Always smiling and made the evenings fun. Until we meet again.

  12. The world lost a rare, amazing man that would do anything for anyone. Him and Rhonda’s relationship is an inspiration to me of what true love, marriage and friendship looks like. 

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