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Tuesday November 22nd, 2022
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William "Bill" Lee Davis

William Lee (Bill) Davis, 90, of Siloam Springs, Arkansas passed away Friday, November 18, 2022 at home surrounded by his loving family.


Bill was born September 28, 1932 in Mena, Arkansas to George Washington Davis and Elgie (Thrasher) Davis. On October 17, 1949, he married the love of his life, Grace Edith Davidson in Bentonville, Arkansas and she preceded him in death on September 24, 2022. Bill was a member of the House of Prayer Church.  Bill had worked for Allen Canning for many years and was the Transportation Supervisor at Siloam Springs schools for over 32 years. During those years he was a bus mechanic, as well as a bus driver. Bill loved to sit on the couch holding Grace’s hand while listening to old country music and eating popcorn. Bill also enjoyed working on race cars and going to the races, especially when his son and grandsons were racing. He loved all their grandkids and enjoyed every minute he got with them. 


Bill was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Grace; one son, Ronnie Davis; one daughter, Linda DeMoss; and a sister, Colleen Davidson.


Bill is survived by his loving children; sons, Roger Davis and wife Amy of Siloam Springs, Rodney Davis and wife Kyla of Colcord, Oklahoma; daughters, Karen Sisney and husband Don of Siloam Springs, Sandy Scott and husband Emmitt of Kansas, Oklahoma; Bill and Grace also raised three grandchildren, Stacy Fullerton of Siloam Springs, Brenda Murphy of Siloam Springs and Kyle Davis of Colcord, Oklahoma; nineteen grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, along with many friends and other family members.


The visitation will be held, 5:00pm to 8:00pm on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, Arkansas.


Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at 10:00am at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Chapel.  Pastors Mark Rotramel and Eddie Rotramel will officiate the services, with burial being conducted at the Martin Cemetery.


Arrangements are entrusted to Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, AR. Please visit www.backstrom-pyeatte.com to sign the online guestbook.



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A candle was lit in memory of William "Bill" Davis

Pam & Ted Geary Nov 22 2022 9:15 PM

A candle was lit in memory of William "Bill" Davis

Terry harmon Nov 21 2022 7:22 PM

I first met Bill Davis when I was hired to drive a Siloam Springs school bus. Bill was a good 'boss' and always had a smile on his face. I kept in touch with him thru his boys over the years. Bill was a very blessed man with a fine family. My condolences to his family.

Randy Vohs Nov 20 2022 8:17 PM

A candle was lit in memory of William "Bill" Davis

Roger Davis Nov 20 2022 2:21 PM

A candle was lit in memory of William "Bill" Davis

Roger Davis Nov 20 2022 2:16 PM