Derrel Duellis Davis was born in Longview, Texas on August 18, 1953 to Duane Derrel and Bettie (Childress) Davis. He passed away on Sunday, October 10, 2021, in Duncan, Oklahoma at the age of 68.
A graveside is scheduled for Tuesday, October 12, at 2:00 P.M. at the Duncan Municipal Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Whitt Funeral Home.
Derrel attended schools in Longview, Texas, Lovington, New Mexico, and graduated from Duncan High School with the Class of 1972. Corvettes were his favorite car and he owned the first T-Top Buick Century in Duncan. He was a Texas Longhorns fan and a die-hard Dallas Cowboys fan. He loved cartoons, The Three Stooges and animals. Derrel loved to joke around with others and laugh; he also never met a stranger. He helped his brother, Glenn, run J’s Drive-In for nearly 40 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Duane and Bettie Davis; his brother, Glenn Davis; and his nephew, Bronson Davis.
Derrel is survived by his brothers: Doug Davis of Oklahoma City, Dodd Davis and wife Jenifer of Oklahoma City; sister, Dana Davis Harwell and husband Jerry of Duncan; nieces and nephews: Dr. Natalie Davis Siegfried and husband Levi, Molly Davis, Reed Davis, Chad Davis Harwell and fiancé Dr. Valerie Kastens, Chelsea Harwell, Olivia Davis, Roman Davis; great niece, Emma Siegfried; and great nephew, Ethan Siegfried.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Stephens County Humane Society, PO Box 669, Duncan, OK 73534.
Online condolences can be made to the family at www.whittfh.com.