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Vernon Roger Davis Jr., age 70, of Mound City, Kan., died Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. Mass of Christian Burial was Saturday, March 12 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Kansas City, Kan. Entombment was in Mt. Calvary Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society.

Mr. Davis was born in Blackwater, Mo., and had lived in the Kansas City area most of his life, moving to Mound City in 2012. He was a self-employed plumber and had also done heating and cooling work for the John Krugh Realty Company.

He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Mound City and St. Patrick’s church.

 

He is survived by children Ronda Stoker (Mike) of Kansas City, Mo., and Kenneth John Davis (Jessica) Manhattan, Kan.; a sister Betty Gerke of Booneville, Mo.; two brothers Steve Wesselman of Centralia, Mo., and Bob Wesselman of Wagoner, Okla.; and seven grandchildren. He is also survived by the mother of his children Kathleen M. Davis of Mound City, Kan., and his companion Janita Clark of Mound City, Kan. Arrangements: Highland Park Funeral Home. (913) 371-0699.

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