August 19, 1941 ~ January 19, 2021 (age 79)

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A funeral service will be held for Melvin DuWayne Davies, 79, at a later time.

Melvin Davies died Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at the Memorial Hospital of Converse County in Douglas, Wyoming from complications with Covid-19.

He was born Tuesday, August 19, 1941 in Douglas, Wyoming the son of Walter Lee and Edna May (Hiser) Davies.  He was raised and educated in Douglas.  His working career entailed being a ranch manager at various ranches in the area.  He was working for James Goodrich at the Goodrich Ranch in Wheatland, Wyoming at the time of his death.

Melvin enjoyed roping, riding horses, and especially spending time with his grandchildren.

He was married to Mary Madeline “Meg” Garnica at the Saint James Catholic Church in Douglas on April 30, 1966.

Melvin is survived by his wife, Meg Davies, of Douglas; children, Marvin Davies of Gillette, Wyoming, Martin “Marty” Davies of Douglas, and Heather (Justin) Meyer of Douglas; and grandchildren, Jaden Meyer of Douglas, Jay Meyer of Douglas, and Madeline Davies of Wayne, Oklahoma.

He was preceded in death by his father, Walter, on January 22, 1986; mother, Edna, on May 24, 2005; and siblings, Harry Davies on December 17, 1952, Marry Ellen Davies on August 22, 1954, Charles Davies on September 27, 1969, and Elias “Shorty” Davies on October 9, 1991.   

The Gorman Funeral Homes – Converse Chapel of Douglas, Wyoming is in charge of the arrangements.

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