OCTOBER 14, 1914 - MARCH 8, 2008

WICHITA, Kan. -Davis, Charles Jordan, 93, Wichita business owner and entrepreneur, died Saturday, March 08, 2008.† Memorial service 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, Kansas Masonic Home Chapel.† Charles was born October 9, 1914, in Kansas City, MO.† After the sale of Davis Manufacturing to J.I. Case in 1968, he purchased Shangri La in 1969, which he developed through the 70ís and early 80ís.† In 1986, he and his wife moved to Green Valley, AZ, where they lived together until she died.† He returned to Wichita, KS in 2006 and has been a resident of the Kansas Masonic Home since then. †

Preceded in death by† his wife of 63 year, Isla Davis, survivors include sons, Bill (Patty) Davis, Wichita, KS and Bob Davis, Tucson, AZ; grandchildren, Scott (Heather) Davis, Dallas, TX, Matthew (Jennifer) Davis, Kansas City, MO, Lon (Anita) Davis, Olathe, KS, Katie (Nate) Keith and Colby West, all of Wichita; and four great-grandchildren.

†A memorial has been established with the American Heart Association† P.O. Box 1653, Topeka, KS 66601-1653.† Tributes may be sent to the family via