Robert E. Davis, Jr.

January 13, 1958 – July 1, 2019

Robert E. Davis Jr. 

     Robert E. Davis Jr., son of Robert E. Davis of Dexter, Missouri and the late Marna Gillespie Davis was born on January 13, 1958 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri and departed this life on July 1, 2019 at his residence in Dexter at the age of 61.

     Rob was the owner and operator of Robbie D’s Restaurant and Bar in Dexter.  He was a member of the Dexter Elks Lodge.  He enjoyed playing golf and fishing with his friends. Rob was a proud member of the 1976 graduating class of the Dexter Senior High School.

     Besides his father, he is survived by one daughter, Devonne Davis and her fiancé Jerrell both of St. Louis, Missouri; by one son, Robert E. Davis III of Dexter; by two sisters, Vicki L. Taylor and her husband Bayless of Dexter and Donna S. Backfisch and her husband Mike of Dexter; by his Uncle Donn Gillespie of Bradenton, Florida and his Aunt Betty Threlkeld of Poplar Bluff, Missouri; by nieces and nephews, John and Lisa Taylor of Dexter, Jim Cochran and Shannon Taylor of Milan, New Hampshire, Michael and Rachel Backfisch of Lewisville, North Carolina, Baylee Decker, Austin Decker, Rylee Taylor, Davis Backfisch, Dalton Backfisch, Calvi Cochran and Taylor Decker; by his special work family at Robbie D’s and many, many friends and family.

     Friends may visit with the family from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. on Friday, July 5, 2019 at the Hidden Trails Country Club.  A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Friday, July 5, 2019 at the Hidden Trails Country Club in Dexter.

     In lieu of flowers the family requests all memorials be made to the 18 Fore Life Charity, c/o, Scott Kruse, 705 Laurie Circle, Dexter, Missouri 63841.

     Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter is in charge of all arrangements.