Joshua Tory Davison


(March 15, 1977 - Oct. 2, 2017)

Joshua Tory Davison, 40, of Cowley, died unexpectedly on Oct. 2, 2017. He came into this world the son of Mitchell G. Davison and the late Melinda Sand on March 15, 1977.

From his earliest days, Josh was open and friendly to every person he encountered regardless of their walk of life. 

In December of 1999, Josh met and fell in love with Autumn Tippetts. Their union bore four lovely young women: Hailey, Zoey, Mckayla, and Ashlynn. The girls were the light of his life. Josh loved his wife, children, friends, and family with the same boundless enthusiasm he brought to every aspect of his life. Josh was an able charmer and a willing conversationalist. 

He was a hard worker, having learned on his father’s farm. Josh worked numerous jobs through the years. Every job he worked he gave 100 percent. Josh will be remembered for his boundless love and enthusiasm. Josh had a great love for the outdoors. He could be found in the mountains riding his horse, camping, shooting and exploring.

Josh is survived by his wife Autumn; his four girls, Hailey, Zoey, Mckayla, and Ashlynn; father Mitch Davison; brother Tyler (Brandy); grandfather Lawrence; mother-in-law Vicki Tippetts; father-in-law Dan Tippetts; sisters-in-law Stacy (Alan) Southworth, Trisha (Dave) Hayes and Sherill Scogin; brothers-in-law Josh (Stacey) Tippetts and John Tippetts; nieces Miranda (Mark) Ferguson, Kaitlyn Hayes, Rylee Hayes, Kyra Hayes, Stacia Tippetts, Maddy Scogin and Melynda Davison; and nephews Jaxon Hayes, Jasper Tippetts, and Colby Davison.

He was preceded in death by his son Chase; mother Melinda Sand; stepmother Joanie Hanebury Davison; great-grandmother Pauline Williams; grandmother Sylvia Jean Davison; grandfather John Duane Davison; grandmother Bonnie Reed; grandfather Lee Reed; cousin Zeb Sand; and nephew Hayden Scogin.

Funeral services were held on Oct. 7, at the Church of Latter-day Saints in Cowley. Tyler Davison was the speaker.