Clifton F. Davis, 60, of Springfield died Monday, March 12, 2018 at his residence. Military honors will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 20 in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery Springfield.

Clifton Francis Davis was born Tuesday, October 1, 1957 in Ava, MO to Clarence Edmond and Gail Mildred (Kunze) Davis. The family moved to Springfield and Clifton graduated from Central High School. He then went to college to study psychology. He joined the Peace Corp where he built houses. After the Peace Corp, he enlisted in the U. S. Navy. Following his military service, he moved back to Springfield where he worked in various jobs such as factory work and roofing. He retired in 2014 due to a disability.

Clifton was a hard worker that always wanted to help others. He enjoyed music, football, basketball and spending time with his son. He was a good father, brother, and uncle with lots of friends.

He is survived by a son, Benjamin Davis of Springfield; four brothers: Lyle Davis and wife, Judy of Climax Springs, MO, Ed Davis and wife, Judy of Nixa, Own Davis and wife, Amy of Long Lane, MO, Jerry Davis of Springfield; three sisters, Ruth Cross of Springfield, Lori Davis of Springfield and Misty Bridwell also of Springfield.

The family would like to specially thank Clifton's best friend, Penni Dillstrom for all her love, care and support for Cliff during his illness.

He is preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Beverly Gregory and Joy Leavitt.

Memorials in memory of Clifton Davis may be made to Misty L. Bridwell, 3495 W. Washita, Springfield, MO 65870.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home, Forsyth, MO.

Clifton F. Davis
October 1, 1957 - March 12, 2018
15945 U.S. Hwy 160 ~ Forsyth, MO. 65653 ~ (417) 546-6250
Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home