Gove D. Davis, Jr.

Gove “Don” Donathan Davis, Jr., 89, of Crosby, Texas, and a native of LaSalle Parish, entered into eternal rest on Friday, April 20, 2018. He was born August 6, 1928 in Urania to the union of his parents, Velda and Gove D. Davis, Sr. Don served honorably in the United States Army. He was a mechanic by trade and enjoyed gardening, cooking, flying, reading, working book puzzles and caring for his family. Anyone who knew Don knew how much everyone enjoyed his dumplings and sense of humor. Services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 24, in the chapel of Riser Funeral Home in Olla. Interment followed in the Olla Cemetery with full military honors, under direction of Riser Funeral Home of Olla. He was preceded in death by his parents, as well as his sisters, Libby and Peggy. Left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Kay (Pat) McIntyre, Peggy Davis (Larry Smith), Marty (Ronny) Clemons, Renee (Mike) Easterling and Lisa Dumesnil; grandchildren, David (Joyce) Keene, Jennifer (Mark) Cook, Daniel (Julie) Novak, Jessica Eastmon, Rachael Novak, Nicki (Keith) Sthram, Carly Clemons, Clay Nelson and Larysn Dumesnil; along with 15 great-grandchildren.

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