Melvin Clifford Davis passed away at his home in Silverton, Oregon, just one day after celebrating his 85th Birthday.
Melvin was born to Clifford and Josephine Davis at the home of his Grandfather, Arnold Perters, located south of Hay Springs near the Niobrara River. He was raised south of Rushville near Pine Creek. He received his elementary education at the Mill School and then attended Rushville High School. Davis graduated as his class Valedictorian in 1943.
He joined the Armed Forces