Joe Kelly Davis

   Joe Kelly Davis, 52 of Lafayette, Colo. died on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, in Lafayette, Colo. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 at Sullivan Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be the Rev. Gib Baskerville.
   Joe Kelly Davis was born in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Feb. 22, 1962 to Betty Jo Thurman Davis and the late Charles Kelly Davis. He grew up in Vernon, Tx., where he graduated from Vernon High School in 1980. While attending Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, he pledged Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity and graduated in 1984 with a Bachelor of Art degree.
   He began his banking career working for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in Allen, Texas and later was employed by JPMorgan Chase Bank as Executive Vice President Regional Field Manger and traveled throughout the west and southwest.
   He loved music, outdoor activities, bicycling and especially enjoyed a round of golf with his many friends. Those closest to Joe knew him as an articulate, highly intelligent man with many interests and abilities. He was a loving and caring son to his mother and dearly loved his three children. He was a former member of the First Baptist Church in Vernon, Tx.
   He is survived by his mother, Betty Jo Davis of Vernon, and his three children: Katherine Anne Davis, Taylor Javelle Davis and Jackson Kelly Davis and his fiancé Kathleen Garrison.
   Visitation will be at 10 a.m., Saturday until service time at Sullivan Funeral Home.
   Interment will be held Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 at 2 p.m., at Highland Cemetery in Okemah, Okla., coordinated by Sullivan Funeral Home.
   In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Joe’s honor to the American Heart Association at honor.americanheart.org.
   Online condolences may be made to the family at www.sullivanfuneralhomevernon.com.

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