OBITUARY: Benjamin Tyler Davis

GOESSEL—Benjamin Tyler Davis, 39, passed away on Sunday, June 13, 2021, after a courageous battle with cancer with the love of his beautiful family.

 He was born on August 21, 1981, in Newton, the son of Becky Barker and Glen Davis. When Ben was 12 years old, he earned in Black Belt in Tae Kwan Do. During his high school years, he was a life guard at the Newton Recreation Center and graduated from Newton High School in 2000. He later attended Wichita State University.

For the past several years, Ben has worked along side of his dad at Davis Pest Control.

The simplest pleasures in life brought great joy to Ben. He loved spending time with his family. He had an inspiring ability to find happiness even on the bad days.

Ben’s battle with cancer showed his courage. Fighting everyday with a smile on his face. He will forever be our hero. The simplest pleasures in life brought great joy to Ben.

Survivors include his wife Cassandra Sauceda, whom he married on Oct. 22, 2005, in Newton; his four children MaKayla, Gunner, Braxton and Axyl, all of the home in Goessel; along with his parents Glen and Becky Davis of Newton.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents Morris and Viola Barker and Harry “Bus” Davis; and his father-in-law Patrick Sauceda.

Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, June 18, 2021, at the Newton Christian Church.

A memorial has been established with an educational fund for Ben’s four children. Contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, Ks. 67114.

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Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.

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