Dec 132013

Hoskie Andrew Davis, 83, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Sierra Blanca Rehabilitation Center in Show Low. Funeral services were held Dec. 12 at St. Michaels Catholic Church in St. Michaels. Burial followed at the Kinlichee Cemetery.
He was born on April 10, 1930, in Kinlichee to Desbah Tsinijinnie Davis and Willis Davis. 

He was an operating engineer and member of Local 428 for 43 years; he operated heavy equipment for many years. Later in his life he was a livestock owner and rancher.
Hoskie was always helping others and volunteering for just about anything where help was needed. He was a mentor at traditional ceremonies; he was a very traditional person. His greatest love was his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Darlene; nine children, Eleanor Chavez, Charlotte Davis, Marlene Brown, Dalton Davis, Lenora Davis, Fredrick Davis, Ronald Davis, Cinco Davis and Julianna Davis; a stepdaughter, Tami Phillips; two brothers, Wilson Davis Sr. and Anthony Davis Sr.; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Owens Livingston Mortuary of Holbrook was in charge of the arrangements.Hoskie Davis