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Barry Leland Davis


1932 - 2012 Obituary Condolences
Barry Leland Davis
June 4, 1932 - June 30, 2012
Barry was born in Bakersfield on June 4, 1932 to George and Marion Davis. He attended BHS and San Jose State. He was a proud Driller & Spartan. After college, he married Beverly Gerth and together they had two children, George and Veronica. Barry worked for the state of California for many years. He loved coaching his kids soccer and baseball teams and he was great at it.
After Beverly's death in 2007, Barry met the 2nd love of his life, Lavania Poznoff. They have spent the last few years bee-boppin around, going to Pismo, wineries, going to lunch here and there. He just thouroghly enjoyed every moment they spend together. That's what life is about. He was the happiest guy you'll ever meet. Barry lost his brief battle with liver cancer June 30th. He was preceded in death by his wife Beverly.
He is survived by his son George and his wife Lesleigh Davis and their children, Nick, Elleigh and Caleb. Also, Barry's daughter Veronica Hathaway and her husband Benny and their children Johnny and Justin. Also surviving him, his dear friend and love Lavania. Barry had a big heart and was the best dad ever. He will truely be missed.
A graveside service will be held Monday, July 9th at 10:00 at Greenlawn on the east side. A reception will follow at the home of his daughter.
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Published in Bakersfield Californian from July 7 to July 9, 2012
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