Timothy Lee Davis, 72 years old, of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, passed away on April 28,
2021, at his home. He was born in Cape Girardeau on August 15, 1948. He graduated
from Poplar Bluff Senior High School in 1968.
His parents were Carl Davis and Virginia Davis of Poplar Bluff. In 2000, he married
Carole Nutter Riley. She survives.
Tim is also survived by brother, Cecil R. Davis and wife, of St. Peters, Missouri, his
mother Virginia Davis, of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, his daughter Susan Lee Davis, of
Cottonwood Shores, Texas, and 6 nieces and 1 nephew. He was preceded in death by
his father as well as one brother, Buddy Davis.
He served 2 tours of duty with the U. S. Army in Viet Nam. Thereafter, he enlisted in
the U. S. Navy, and retired in 1994. In 2000 he went to work at the John J. Pershing
Veterans Administration Medical Center, of Poplar Bluff, and retired in 2012.
Tim enjoyed restoring classic motor vehicles and attending car shows in the area, as
well as gardening.
A memorial visitation will be held at Cotrell Funeral Chapel, located on Vine Street on
Thursday, May 6, 2021, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. A grave side service will follow at the
City Cemetery. Military rites will conclude the services at the grave side.
Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society or to St. Jude Children's
Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.
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